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a·be·li·a

 (ə-bē′lē-ə, ə-bēl′yə)
n.
Any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia, native to Asia and Mexico and having small tubular white, pink, or purple flowers.

[New Latin, after Clarke Abel (1780-1826), British botanist.]

abelia

(əˈbiːlɪə)
n
(Plants) an ornamental garden shrub with pink or white flowers
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Noun1.abelia - any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico
genus Abelia - chiefly east Asian shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Depending on the cultivar, abelias come in a variety of sizes.
Abelia is a drought-tolerant low-maintenance shrub that has been frequently used in the past.
Las caracteristicas de las hojas de las abelias mexicanas se comparan en el Cuadro 2.
Es la unica especie mexicana estudiada por los autores, quienes interpretan la perdida de flores como una condicion propia de esta y otras abelias asiaticas.
Los nectarios dispuestos en cintas constituyen una caracteristica diferencial de las abelias americanas (seccion Vesalea).
Riego el rosal, los pensamientos, las abelias, las veronicas.
There's no doubt that abelias bring a touch of class to shrubberies and mixed borders.
All abelias need a sheltered, sunny position ( a spot against a south-facing wall is ideal ( where they will remain semi-evergreen through milder winters.
Abelias are also admired for their glossy green leaves, but their flowers are what really earn them a reputation.
Abelias need sheltered, sunny positions and frost pockets should be avoided.
grandi folia es a su vez parental de las restantes tres abelias de la seccion.
En esta contribucion se reconoce como un caracter plesiomorfico la glandula discoidea, presente en todas las abelias asiaticas, en Kolwitzia y en otros generos afines.