from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Begoniaceae — the begonias.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants, mostly of tropical America, many species of which are grown as ornamental plants. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very large genus of polypetalous exogenous plants, the type of the natural order Begoniaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers in usually terminal cymes or racemes
TiP: One piece that I had difficulty engaging with was "Begonia" - the reference to the children's book session was so prominent in Fahrenheit 9/11 that it kind of played itself out for me.
The Begonia is a gross feeder, and to develop its fine qualities there must be a liberal employment of manure.
= = Bulbs in store = =, such as Begonia, Dahlia, Gladiolus, and Gloxinia, should be passed in review.
A celebrity among horticulturalists, he's even got a new kind of begonia named after him, Begonia blancii, after discovering it two years ago while trekking through a rainforest in the Philippines.
I paired mine up with a yellow striped Hosta, multi colored Coleus and a gorgeous yellow Nonstop Begonia.
The Apartheid Wall by Sister Begonia on Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 9: 26: 22 AM
Sister Begonia (4 articles, 224 quicklinks, 2 diaries, 1026 comments [633 recommended, 2 rejected]) on Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 8: 56: 05 AM
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