Definition of Tufted centaury
1. Noun. Tufted perennial of western Europe and Azores having bright pink to white flowers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tufted Centaury
Literary usage of Tufted centaury
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Wild flowers by Anne Pratt (1852)
"... rarely exceeds six inches in height, and grows on sandy shores ; and the Dwarf tufted Centaury ... The Broad-leaved tufted Centaury ..."
2. Norfolk by William Alfred Dutt (1909)
"A remarkable feature of the flora is the occurrence of some seaside plants (dwarf tufted centaury (Erythraea littoralis), golden dock (Rumex maritimus), ..."
3. Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester (1831)
"Hyoscyamus niger. Common henbane. Near Llandudno. Abundant. • , , Erythraea littoralis. Dwarf tufted centaury. Shore between the Orme's-Heads. ..."