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eucharis

(ˈjuːkərɪs)
n, pl ses
(Plants) any amaryllidaceous plant of the South American genus Eucharis, cultivated for their large white fragrant flowers
[C19: New Latin, from Late Latin: charming, from Greek eukharis, from eu- + kharis grace]
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In the 1850s the Belgian Jesuit Augustin de Backer recorded a work by Peramas that might correspond to the promised Eucharis (if Backer was not confusing it with the De invento novo orbe):
FIRST RECORD OF THE AMAZON LILY Eucharis sanderi (AMARYLLIDACEAE) FOR ISLA GORGONA, COLOMBIA
Chlidanthus 1/1; Crinum 3/0; Eucharis 1/0; Habranthus 8/7; Hymenocallis 32/31; Sprekelia 2/1; Zephyranthes 34/22
The eternal correspondence among prose, poetry, rhyme and rhythm, but also the attraction fed by this tension is portrayed in David's painting: the male and female, the red and blue, Eucharis holding on, Telemaque pushing away, both prepared for some sort of battle: quiver and spear.
Other bulbs which may come back depending on the rain and snow include Gladiolus calianthus, canna, crinum, eucharis, Nerine bowdenii, tigridia and Zantedeschia aethiopica.
Other bulbs which may come back depending on the winter rain and snow include Gladiolus calianthus, canna, crinum, eucharis, Nerine bowdenii, tigridia and Zantedeschia aethiopica.
Crocosmia add colour to borders when a lot of other plants are past their best include Gladiolus calianthus, canna, crinum, eucharis, Nerine bowdenii, tigridia and Zantedeschia aethiopica.
WINTER: Amaryllis, ilex berries, pussy willow, eucharis lily and ranunculus all add a touch of warmth.
28) Even the reviewer in the Journal des artistes had to admit 'la faiblesse relative' (29) of Telemaque et Eucharis of 1818.
Other works are the "The Musicians' Brawl," by painter Georges de La Tour dating from between 1625-1630, and "The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis," an 1818 painting by Jacques-Louis David.