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Noun1.Callirhoe - small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
poppy mallow - a plant of the genus Callirhoe having palmately cleft leaves and white to red or purple flowers borne throughout the summer
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All we were playing in a lovely meadow, Leucippe (9) and Phaeno and Electra and Ianthe, Melita also and Iache with Rhodea and Callirhoe and Melobosis and Tyche and Ocyrhoe, fair as a flower, Chryseis, Ianeira, Acaste and Admete and Rhodope and Pluto and charming Calypso; Styx too was there and Urania and lovely Galaxaura with Pallas who rouses battles and Artemis delighting in arrows: we were playing and gathering sweet flowers in our hands, soft crocuses mingled with irises and hyacinths, and rose-blooms and lilies, marvellous to see, and the narcissus which the wide earth caused to grow yellow as a crocus.
corymbulosa Callirhoe alcaeoides Pale poppymallow Callirhoe involucrata Purple poppymallow Chamaecrista fasciculata Showv partridgepea y Chamaesyce maculata Spotted spurge Cliamaesyce nutans Nodding spurge Cirsium undulatum Wavyleaf thistle Comandra umbellata ssp.
Chariton, for example, who in all probability wrote his novel in the first century of our era, placed the action of his Chaereas and Callirhoe in the time of Hermocrates, the tyrant of Syracuse in the fifth / fourth century BC, known to history from the writings of Thucydides.
Both Welcker (1865) and Schwabl (1969) view the referent as Callirhoe; cf.
The Representation of Speech Events in Chariton's Callirhoe and the Acts of the Apostles
(7) William Barclay, Callirhoe, the nymph of Aberdene, resuscitat by William Barclay M.
buffalo grass Callirhoe involucrata purple poppy mallow (Torr.
The poppy mallow (Callirhoe involucrata, pictured) looks set to be the hit in the American garden.
(2) With the publication of the two closet dramas Callirhoe and Fair Rosamund in 1884, Michael Field made an immediate impact upon the literary scene.
Following Callirhoe's rejection of him and his god, Coresus calls on Dionysus, the "great Revenger," to infect the city of Calydon with plague.