from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the family Scrophulariaceæ.
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Look for white-flowered selections of perennials, such as astilbe, and annuals, such as impatiens, browallia, torenia and begonias.
Fukuchi-Mizutani, M.; Fukui, Y.; Miyazaki, K.; Oh - kawa, H.; Kusumi, T.; Tanaka, Y.: Molecular and biochemical characteriza - tion of torenia flavonoid 3'-hydroxylase and flavone synthase II and mod - ification of flower color by modulating the expression of these genes.