Sinningia


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sinningia

(sɪnˈɪndʒɪə)
n
(Plants) a herbaceous plant of the family Gesneriaceae, native to Brazil and bearing bell-shaped flowers
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Noun1.sinningia - genus of perennial tuberous herbs and shrubs of Central and South AmericaSinningia - genus of perennial tuberous herbs and shrubs of Central and South America
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Gesneriaceae, gesneria family, Gesneriaceae - large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales
florist's gloxinia, Gloxinia spesiosa, Sinningia speciosa - South American herb cultivated in many varieties as a houseplant for its large handsome leaves and large variously colored bell-shaped flowers
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Estudo de nutricao mineral in vitro relacionado a adaptacao de Sinningia allagophylla (Martius) Wiehler (Gesneriaceae) as condicoes de cerrado.
The popular African violets (Saintpaulia), lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus), and gloxinias (Sinningia) are widely cultivated as houseplants.
The origin of the peloric Sinningia. The New Plantsman 6: 219-222.
The vegetative development of Sinningia leucotricha Hoehne (Moore) under different levels of shading.
Non-Euglossine bees also function as pollinators of Sinningia species (Gesneriaceae) in southeastern Brazil.
(1997) estudaram o efeito do G[A.sub.3] e ANA no enraizamento e alongamento in vitro de gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa Lood.