gentianella

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gentianella

(ˌdʒɛnʃəˈnɛlə; -ʃɪə-)
n
1. (Plants) any of various gentianaceous plants, esp the alpine species Gentiana acaulis, which has showy blue flowers
2. (Plants) any of several related plants of the genus Gentianella
[C17: from New Latin, literally: a little gentian]
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Noun1.gentianella - genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentianGentianella - genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentian; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Gentianaceae, gentian family, Gentianaceae - chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
ague weed, agueweed, five-flowered gentian, Gentiana quinquefolia, Gentianella quinquefolia, stiff gentian - gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers
felwort, gentianella amarella - gentian of Europe and China having creamy white flowers with fringed corollas
2.gentianella - low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowersgentianella - low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowers
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
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