Antirrhinum


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antirrhinum

(ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm)
n
(Plants) any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours
[C16: via Latin from Greek antirrhinon, from anti- (imitating) + rhis nose; so called from a fancied likeness to an animal's snout]
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Noun1.antirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowersAntirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
snapdragon - a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon
Translations

antirrhinum

[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] Nantirrino m

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antirrhinum

[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] nantirrino
References in classic literature ?
Indeed, we may sometimes observe a mere tendency to produce a rudiment inherited: for instance, in the common snapdragon(Antirrhinum) a rudiment of a fifth stamen so often appears, that this plant must have an inherited tendency to produce it.
These included both seasonal and annual species, for instance, begonia, antirrhinum, chrysanthemum, marigolds, verbena, calendula, geranium and aster,' CBC garden supervisor Mohammad Afzal said.
Also tempting is the Antirrhinum 'Chantilly White', a prolific and longflowering white snapdragon with a delicious scent.
Also looking tempting is the Antirrhinum 'Chantilly White', a prolific and long-flowering white snapdragon with a delicious scent.
Above: Antirrhinum 'Chantilly White' Left: Phlox drummondii 'Blushing Bride'
Tenders are invited for providing and displaying of antirrhinum, dainthus, marigold and salvia flowering potted plants in connection with Mo garden area attached to honble minister and justice bungalows under sub division no 4 iv cpwd new delhi dg 2018 19
Antirrhinum These are better known as snapdragons and are a great way of providing instant colour and filling gaps in borders.
The field performance of 24 exotic cultivars of snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus L.) at three planting dates (November 10, 2009; March 10 and October 10, 2010) was assessed.
The Delila (Del) and Rosea1 (ROS1) genes from the snapdragon Antirrhinum majus were concomitantly expressed to produce an anthocyanin-rich tomato, which was purple in color.
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.
- Tim Brindley, Dartmouth AIT sounds like antirrhinum - more commonly known as snapdragons.
petunia antirrhinum, calendula, dog flowers and many other flowering and non-flowering plants.