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cineraria definition

  • noun:
    • Plural of cinerarium.
    • Any of several crossbreed decorative plants (Senecio ×hybridus) in composite family, derived from types native to the Canary isles and commonly grown as indoor or bedding flowers due to their showy, variously coloured radiate rose heads and appealing silvery foliage.
    • A Linnæan genus of free-flowering composite flowers, mostly from South Africa. A few types tend to be developed for decoration.
    • A genus of plants, natural order Compositæ, consisting of herbs or small shrubs, with small heads of yellow flowers.
    • [lowercase] A name provided by florists to plants associated with the genus Senecio, derived by cultivation from S. cruentus (previously Cineraria cruenta), a native of Teneriffe in Canary islands. They usually have white or purple plants. See cut in preceding column.
    • herb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowers
    • Plural of cinerarium.
    • some of a number of crossbreed ornamental plants (Senecio ×hybridus) in the composite household, based on types native to the Canary Islands and widely grown as indoor or bedding flowers with their showy, variously colored radiate rose minds and attractive silvery vegetation.
    • A Linnæan genus of free-flowering composite plants, mostly from South Africa. Several types are cultivated for decoration.
    • A genus of plants, natural purchase Compositæ, composed of herbs or tiny bushes, with little heads of yellow blossoms.
    • [lowercase] A name given by florists to plants for the genus Senecio, derived by cultivation from S. cruentus (previously Cineraria cruenta), a native of Teneriffe inside Canary islands. They usually have white or purple plants. See cut in preceding column.
    • herb of Canary Islands extensively cultivated for its blue or purple or purple or variegated daisylike flowers
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