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Any of various shrubs or herbs of the genus Bouvardia of Mexico and Central America, cultivated for their showy, tubular, variously colored flowers grouped in terminal clusters.

[New Latin Bouvardia, genus name, after Charles Bouvard (1572-1658), French physician.]


a genus of flowering herbs and shrubs of the family Rubiaceae, native to tropical parts of Central America
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Over 40,000 stems of coral, orange and hot pink roses were accented by tulips, daffodils, iris, tuberose, forsythia, calla lilies, hydrangea, peony, delphinium, alstroemeria, bouvardia, freesia, nerine lily, viburnum and larkspur.
The bride carried a traditional hand-tied bouquet of hydrangeas, David Austin Patience garden roses, and bouvardia Affixed to the bouquet was a monogrammed handkerchief which belonged to the bride's late maternal grandmother.
The John Gosden-trained aughter of Oasis Dream has no fancy entries but is bred to be smart, being closely related to black-type performers Showcasing, Camacho and Bouvardia.
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1791 (Asteraceae) se encuentran en la categoria de amenazadas; Bouvardia loesneriana Standl.
En el municipio de Malinaltepec, el habitat es compartido con dos especies de Rubiaceae, Bouvardia borhidiana Lozada-Perez y Edithea floribunda Standl.
The victory came last year when the filly Bouvardia only had to be ridden out to beat Akhenaten.
uk Sprint, a valuable three-year-old handicap the stable landed 12 months ago with a similar type in Bouvardia.
uk Sprint, a valuable three-year old handicap the stable landed 12 months ago with a similar type in Bouvardia.
Writing in the late 1960s, Joan Didion offered the following assessment: "What strikes one most about the Strip chapels, with their wishing wells and stained-glass paper windows and their artificial bouvardia, is that so much of their business is by no means a matter of simple convenience, of late-night liaisons between show girls and baby Crosbys .