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

- first formally named as Lychnis chalcedonica by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. For purposes of taxonomic stability, the genus name Lychnis was formally rejected...
- sticky stems of Lychnis. Common names include campion and catchfly, the latter name based on the sticky stems. When the related genera Lychnis, Melandrium...
-  224. ISBN 9781845337315. "Lychnis coronaria". www.rhs.org. Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 12 April 2020. "Lychnis coronaria 'Alba'". RHS. Retrieved...
- Guzmania lychnis is a plant species in the genus Guzmania. This species is native to Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador. Kew World Checklist of Selected...
- 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...
- flora: Lychnis viscaria (Sticky catchfly)". Biological Records Centre and Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 21 May 2016. "Lychnis viscaria"...
- Silene flos-cuculi (syn. Lychnis flos-cuculi), commonly called ragged-robin, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Caryophyllaceae. This species...
- 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...
- Agrostemma githago, the common corn-****le (also written "corn****le"). It grows with a stem to 100 cm (39 in) long with lanceolate leaves. The flowers...
- Retrieved 2014-10-17. http://encyclopaedia.alpinegardensociety.net/plants/Lychnis/flos-jovis RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling...
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