Streptosolen


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streptosolen

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈsɒlən)
n
(Plants) a type of South American shrub grown for ornamental purposes, with orange trumpet-shaped flowers
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Noun1.Streptosolen - one species: marmalade bush
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
fire bush, fire-bush, marmalade bush, Streptosolen jamesonii - evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant
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Examples of genera endemic to the Andes include a variety of plant families: Cotopaxia (Apiaceae); Aequatorium, Badilloa, Cronquistianthus, Espeletia, Llerasia, Loricaria, Pappobolus (Asteraceae); Delostoma (Bignoniaceae); Lysipomia (Campanulaceae); Vallea (Elaeocarpaceae); Pineda (Flacourtiaceae); Diogenesia, Plutarchia, Rusbya, Semiramisia, Siphonandra (Ericaceae); Rhynchoteca (Geraniaceae); Brachyotum, Bucquetia, Killipia (Melastomataceae); Schmardaea (Meliaceae); Myrosmodes (Orchidaceae); Cervantesia (Santalaceae); Aragoa (Scrophulariaceae); and Streptosolen (Solanaceae) (see Ulloa U.