cineraria


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cin·e·rar·i·a 1

 (sĭn′ə-râr′ē-ə)
n.
Plural of cinerarium.

cin·e·rar·i·a 2

 (sĭn′ə-râr′ē-ə)
n.
Any of several hybrid ornamental plants (Senecio ×hybridus syn. Pericallis ×hybrida) in the composite family, derived from species native to the Canary Islands and widely cultivated for their showy, variously colored flowers.

[New Latin Cinerāria, genus in which the plants were formerly classified, from feminine of Latin cinerārius, of ashes (in reference to the dusty or ash-covered appearance of the leaves of some species in the genus); see cinerarium.]

cineraria

(ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪə)
n
(Plants) a plant, Senecio cruentus, of the Canary Islands, widely cultivated for its blue, purple, red, or variegated daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C16: from New Latin, from Latin cinerārius of ashes, from cinis ashes; from its downy leaves]

cin•e•rar•i•a

(ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i ə)

n., pl. -rar•i•as.
any variety of a composite plant, Senecio hybridus, of the Canary Islands, having clusters of flowers with variegated rays.
[1590–1600; < New Latin, feminine of cinerārius ashen (see cinerarium); so named from ash-colored down on leaves]
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Noun1.cineraria - herb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowerscineraria - herb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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A gilt bamboo jardiniere, in which the primulas and cinerarias were punctually renewed, blocked the access to the bay window (where the old- fashioned would have preferred a bronze reduction of the Venus of Milo); the sofas and arm-chairs of pale brocade were cleverly grouped about little plush tables densely covered with silver toys, porcelain animals and efflorescent photograph frames; and tall rosy-shaded lamps shot up like tropical flowers among the palms.
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BEDDING PLAN ING PLANT PLUG PACKS Value for money packs in eight value for money packs in eight varieties, from favourites such as geranium and petunia to the more exotic gazania tiger stripe and cineraria.
Value for money packs in eight varieties, from favourites like geranium and petunia to the more exotic gazania tiger stripe and cineraria.
Say a couple of architectural phormiums in the centre surrounded by lavenders and red hot pokers, then cineraria (for silvery contrast), with bedding plants around the outside to provide some bright colours.
Moreover, Ella's lips, in White's metaphoric language, transform into a cineraria, the story's dominant image of desire, as "her mouth explode[s] into a purple flower".
Senecio cineraria DC leaves (Grace and Khattab, 1998), Senecio fllaginoides aerial parts (Arancibia et al.
The flowers put on display included Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, and Helichrysum.
Cineraria Annual Made for the shade, florists' cineraria adds intense color to dark corners of the garden.
The locals are good at handling giant palm trees, but transplanting broad-leaf trees such as the indigenous prosopis cineraria (Ghaf) requires special skills.
The bride carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, pale yellow and coral roses, and silver cineraria.