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Definition of Enothera biennis
Enothera biennisPrimrose Prim"rose`, n. [OE. primerole, F. primerole, a
derivative fr. LL. primula, from L. primus first. See
Prime, a.] (Bot.)
(a) An early flowering plant of the genus Primula (P.
vulgaris) closely allied to the cowslip. There are
several varieties, as the white-, the red-, the
yellow-flowered, etc. Formerly called also primerole,
(b) Any plant of the genus Primula.
Evening primrose, an erect biennial herb (Enothera
biennis), with yellow vespertine flowers, common in the
United States. The name is sometimes extended to other
species of the same genus.
Primrose peerless, the two-flowered Narcissus (N.
biflorus). [Obs.] Enothera biennisRampion Ram"pi*on, n. [Cf. F. raiponce, Sp. ruiponce,
reponche, L. raperonzo, NL. rapuntium, fr. L. rapum, rapa, a
turnip, rape. Cf. Rape a plant.] (Bot.)
A plant (Campanula Rapunculus) of the Bellflower family,
with a tuberous esculent root; -- also called ramps.
Note: The name is sometimes given to plants of the genus
Phyteuma, herds of the Bellflower family, and to the
American evening primrose (Enothera biennis), which
has run wild in some parts of Europe.
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