Definition of Pancratium. Meaning of Pancratium. Synonyms of Pancratium

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Definition of Pancratium

Pancratium
Pancratium Pan*cra"ti*um, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a complete contest, fr. ? all-powerful; ?, ?, all + ? strength.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) An athletic contest involving both boxing and wrestling. 2. (Bot.) A genus of Old World amaryllideous bulbous plants, having a funnel-shaped perianth with six narrow spreading lobes. The American species are now placed in the related genus Hymenocallis.

Meaning of Pancratium from wikipedia

- Period, the Romans had adopted the Gr**** combat sport (spelled in Latin as pancratium) into their Games. In 393 A.D., the pankration, along with gladiatorial...
- Pancratium caribaeum is a scientific name for a plant which has been used as a synonym for: Hymenocallis caroliniana, Carolina spiderlily Hymenocallis...
- Pancratium maritimum, or sea daffodil, is a species of bulbous plant native to the Canary Islands and both sides of the Mediterranean region and Black...
- Pancratium illyri**** is a species of bulbous plant native to Corsica, Sardinia and the Capraia Islands of Tuscany. Pancratium illyri**** grows on rocky...
- Pancratium maximum is a perennial glabrous herb that grows up to 30 cm tall arising from a bulb. It is endemic to south western Arabia. Pancratium maximum...
- Hymenocallis tenuiflora Herb. Pancratium americanum Mill. Pancratium distichum J. Sim Pancratium dryandri Ker Gawl. Pancratium littorale var. dryandri (Ker...
- Pancratium sickenbergeri is a species of flowering plant in the Amaryllidaceae family. It is a Saharo-Arabian plant that grows in deserts, such as the...
- Pancratium is a genus of African and Eurasian perennial, herbaceous and bulbous plants in the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae The flowers are...
- observed in 1783 by William Bartram and described as the "odoriferous Pancratium fluitans which almost alone possesses the little rocky islets". He saw...
- Pancratium canariense or the Canary Sea Daffodil is a species of bulbous plant endemic to the Canary Islands. It grows on north facing slopes in good light...
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