acidanthera

acidanthera [as΄ə dan′thər ə]
n.
[ModL < Gr akis (gen. akidis), a pointed object < IE base * a- (see ACID) + ModL anthera, ANTHER]
any of several bulbous African plants (genus Acidanthera) of the iris family, with cream-colored, long-tubed blossoms: they are often grown as potted ornamental plants

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  • acidanthera — ● acidanthera nom masculin Nom générique du montbretia …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Acidanthera —   [zu griechisch akís »Spitze« und anthērós »blühend«], die Sterngladiole …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Acidanthera — ID 1025 Symbol Key ACIDA Common Name acidanthera Family Iridaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • acidanthera — /as i dan theuhr euh/, n. any bulbous African plant belonging to the genus Acidanthera, of the iris family, having sword shaped leaves and long tubular flowers. [ < NL (1844) < Gk akid (s. of akís) needle (c. L acus; see ACICULA) + NL anthera;… …   Universalium

  • acidanthera — ˌasəˈdanthərə noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek akid , akis pointed object, needle + New Latin anthera; akin to Greek akē point more at edge 1. capitalized : a genus of African herbs (family Iridaceae) having slender tubed flowers in loose… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acidanthera — ac·i·dan·the·ra …   English syllables

  • Acidanthera bicolor — Gladiolus murielae Gladiolus murielae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acidanthera bicolor murielae — Gladiolus murielae Gladiolus murielae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acidanthera bicolore — Gladiolus murielae Gladiolus murielae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acidanthera Hochst. — Symbol ACIDA Common Name acidanthera Botanical Family Iridaceae …   Scientific plant list

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