Definition of Lychnis. Meaning of Lychnis. Synonyms of Lychnis

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Definition of Lychnis

Lychnis
Lychnis Lych"nis, n. [L., a kind of red flower, Gr. lychni`s; cf. ly`chnos a lamp.] (Bot.) A genus of Old World plants belonging to the Pink family (Caryophyllace[ae]). Most of the species have brilliantly colored flowers and cottony leaves, which may have anciently answered as wicks for lamps. The botanical name is in common use for the garden species. The corn cockle (Lychnis Githago) is a common weed in wheat fields.

Meaning of Lychnis from wikipedia

- (flower-of-Jove) Lychnis fulgens Lychnis nivalis Lychnis senno Lychnis sibirica Lychnis sieboldii Lychnis viscaria (sticky catchfly) Lychnis wilfordii Lychnis coronaria...
- March 2018. Flora of China: Lychnis chalcedonica Ornamental Plants From Russia: Lychnis chalcedonica Flora Europaea: Lychnis chalcedonica County Flower...
- longer common. However, Lychnis flos-cuculi has become naturalized in parts of the northern United States and eastern Canada. Lychnis flos-cuculi forms a...
- In the United Kingdom it is still widely referenced under its synonym Lychnis coronaria. The Latin coronaria means "used for garlands". It is a perennial...
- Guzmania lychnis is a plant species in the genus Guzmania. This species is native to Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador. Kew World Checklist of Selected...
- flora: Lychnis viscaria (Sticky catchfly)". Biological Records Centre and Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 21 May 2016. "Lychnis viscaria"...
- The lychnis (Hadena bicruris) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in northern and western Europe and Turkey. It has an Atlantic-Mediterranean...
- trilobites, and echinoderm fragments. Lychnis Mountain was named in 1911 by James F. Porter for the alpine flower Lychnis. The mountain's name was officially...
- Lychnis flos-jovis, the flower-of-Jove, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, native to the central Alps and found at elevations...
- Species: S. suecica Binomial name Silene suecica (Lodd.) Greuter & Burdet Synonyms Lychnis alpina L. Lychnis suecica Greuter & Burdet Viscaria alpina G. Don...
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