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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.
buffalo grass Callirhoe involucrata purple poppy mallow (Torr.
Already in Chariton's Callirhoe, the earliest of the extant novels, (27) epiphanic situations are tightly interwoven with the novel's narrative and descriptive strategies.
The topics include Charikleia at the Mauritshuis, the Golden Ass and its nackleben in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, Petronian character and narrative in Fitzgerald's great American novel, Callirhoe and operatic heroines derived from ancient novels, and the "Ephesian Matron" as a dramatic character in 20th-century German musical theater.
It was developed by Herod the Great as a palatial retreat overlooking the Dead Sea and his shore-side villa at Callirhoe.
Callirhoe bushii, Bush's poppy mallow, is ranked as $2 (imperiled in the state because of rarity or because of some factor making it vulnerable to extirpation from the state) by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Edwards, "Surviving the Web of Roman Power: Religion and Politics in the Acts of the Apostles, Josephus, and Chariton's Chaereas and Callirhoe," ed.
The other works in this collection include the "Scarf-Dance," a scene from Chaminade's ballet-symphony Callirhoe, Opus 37, and four character pieces: La Lisonjera, Opus 50 (The Flatterer); Arlequine, Opus 53; Les Sylvains, Opus 60 (The Fauns) and L'Ondine.
were either fantastic--Lucian's The Golden Ass tells of a man who turns into a donkey and back into a man--or implausible romantic adventures, such as Chariton's Chaereas and Callirhoe.
Exile even appears as an essential topos in some of Foscolo's more obscure pieces such as "All'oceano" (which again begins in Greece and moves to a consideration of the grave), or in the English poem "To Callirhoe.
The other canonical Greek novels certainly provide fruitful comparanda: Hippothoos is a friend of Habrocomes in Xenophon of Ephesos' Anthea and Habrocomes, Polycharmus of Chaireas in Chariton's Callirhoe, Thyamis and Knemon of Theagenes in Heliodorus' Aethiopica.
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family) Callirhoe involucrata (Torr.