Definitions

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  • n. Eustoma russellianum, a flowering plant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of herbs or shrubs belonging to the natural order Gentianeæ and the tribe Chironieæ, and type of the 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.

Etymologies

From an archaic scientific name. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The Illinois senator and presumptive Democratic nominee for the presidency laid a wreath of white chrysanthemums and lisianthus and donned a Jewish skullcap.

    Obama's Middle East Tour

  • The floral center pieces feature gold roses, cream roses, blue delphinium, lisianthus and lemon leaves in containers from the Vermeil collection.

    State Dinner In Honor Of President Stephanopoulos

  • 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.

    White House State Dinner Honors King Hassan Ii

  • 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.

    Arkansas Online stories

  • "My favorite flower is the (annual) lisianthus," she said.

    Berks county news

  • They grow snapdragons, Gerber daisies, larkspur, delphinium, lisianthus and sunflowers on 30 acres in Hobe Sound and Palm City.

    tcpalm.com Stories

  • 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.

    Weddingbee

  • As an addition to the flowers above, we're going to lisianthus, which looks like this:

    Weddingbee

  • More than 300 types of perennials, annuals and tropicals, including lisianthus and divisions of perennials from Stan Hywet's Great Garden.

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