Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of herbs or shrubs belonging to the natural order Gentianeæ and the tribe Chironieæ, and type of subtribe Lisiantheæ, characterized by large and usually handsome flowers, with a campanulate calyx having appressed and often obtuse segments, and a funnel-shaped corolla with an exserted tube. There are about 60 species, almost entirely confined to tropical America. Many are cultivated for ornament.
- n. Eustoma russellianum, a flowering plant.
- From an archaic scientific name. (Wiktionary)
“Fairtrade Scented Peach arrangement £37; evokes the feeling of a wild garden on a sunny afternoon, packed with fragranced Ambiance roses, alstroemeria, gypsphila and Cinderella pink lisianthus.”
“The Illinois senator and presumptive Democratic nominee for the presidency laid a wreath of white chrysanthemums and lisianthus and donned a Jewish skullcap.”
“The floral center pieces feature gold roses, cream roses, blue delphinium, lisianthus and lemon leaves in containers from the Vermeil collection.”
“The floral center pieces feature red and pink ranunculus, light blue delphinium, purple lisianthus, cream essence roses, osiana roses, lavender phlox and coffee foliage in bamboo containers.”
“She carried a gathered clutch of garden roses, tulips, hydrangea, lisianthus and stock in shades of pink tied with a vintage satin ribbon from her mother's bridal gown.”
“My favorite flower is the (annual) lisianthus," she said.”
“They grow snapdragons, Gerber daisies, larkspur, delphinium, lisianthus and sunflowers on 30 acres in Hobe Sound and Palm City.”
“I made a list of the names of all the flowers I love: peonies, garden roses, ranunculus, sweet peas, hydrangeas, lisianthus, tulips, dahlias, and anemones.”
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