salpiglossis


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salpiglossis

(ˌsælpɪˈɡlɒsɪs)
n
(Plants) any solanaceous plant of the Chilean genus Salpiglossis, some species of which are cultivated for their bright funnel-shaped flowers
[C19: New Latin, from Greek salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue]
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Noun1.salpiglossis - any plant of the genus Salpiglossis
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Salpiglossis - small genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers
painted tongue, Salpiglossis sinuata - Chilean herb having velvety funnel-shaped yellowish or violet flowers with long tonguelike styles at the corolla throat
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A variety of flavonoids have been isolated from species belonging to the Solanaceae family including Browallia grandiflora, Chamaesara chasordida, Nicotiana tabacum, Petunia urfina, and Salpiglossis sinuata (WOLLENWEBER & DORR, 1995).
Other nectariferous flowers less extremly monosymmetric than Schizanthus are, e.g., Browallia, Brunfelsia, Nierembergia, Petunia, Reyesia, Salpiglossis, Schwenkia, Solandra, and Triguera.
& Comes Woodland tobacco Genus Nierembergia Nierembergia scoparia Sendtri Broom cupflower Tribe Salpiglossidae Genus Salpiglossis Salpiglossis sinuata Ruiz & Pav Painted tongue Genus Schizanthus Schizanthus spp.
THESE South American relatives of our tomatoes, potatoes, Nicotianas and Salpiglossis have been with us since the early half of the 19th Century and have been a popular focus of plant breeders since, tempting us with gradually improving flower colours, habits of growth, weather resistance and disease resistance.
Calibrachoa, Cestrum, Leptoglossis, Pantacantha, Petunia, Physalis, Reyesia, Salpiglossis y Schizanthus
H Salpiglossis 'Chocolate Royale' Velvety trumpets in rich brown shades on foot-tall plants.
Es importante mencionar el aporte de Ampornpan & Armstrong ( 2002) sobre la disposicion oblicua del gineceo en Solanaceae, caracter no observado en su estudio de la ontogenia floral de Salpiglossis.