Cape primrose

noun a streptocarpus.

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  • Cape primrose — noun any of various African plants of the genus Streptocarpus widely cultivated especially as houseplants for their showy blue or purple flowers • Hypernyms: ↑streptocarpus • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Streptocarpus * * * noun Usage: usually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape primrose — streptocarpus. * * * …   Universalium

  • Evening primrose — Evening E ven*ing, n. [AS. [=ae]fnung. See {even}, n., and cf. {Eve}.] 1. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun. [1913 Webster] In the ascending scale Of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capeprimrose — Cape primrose n. Any of various chiefly African plants of the genus Streptocarpus, widely cultivated as houseplants for their attractive foliage and clusters of showy colorful flowers. Also called streptocarpus. * * * …   Universalium

  • List of garden plants — This is a partial list of garden plants, plants that can be cultivated in the garden, listed alphabetically by genus.See also: * List of plants by common name NOTOC A * Abelia * Abeliophyllum (white forsythia) * Abelmoschus (okra) * Abies (fir) * …   Wikipedia

  • genus Streptocarpus — noun large genus of usually stemless African or Asian herbs: Cape primrose • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Streptocarpus — Taxobox name = Streptocarpus image width = 240px image caption = Streptocarpus parviflorus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae genus = Streptocarpus Lindl. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • streptocarpus — /strep teuh kahr peuhs/, n. any of various plants belonging to the genus Streptocarpus, of the gesneria family, native to Africa and Asia, having showy white, pink, or purplish flowers and often cultivated as a houseplant. Also called Cape… …   Universalium

  • Streptocarpus ×hybridus Voss — Symbol STHY11 Common Name Cape primrose Botanical Family Gesneriaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Streptocarpus Lindl. — Symbol STREP5 Common Name cape primrose Botanical Family Gesneriaceae …   Scientific plant list

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