small genus of chiefly American herbs
Syn: ↑genus Allionia
Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus

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\\ˌalēˈōnēə, -nyə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, fr Carlo Allioni died 1804 Italian physician and botanist + New Latin -ia
: a genus of chiefly American herbs (family Nyctaginaceae) having opposite entire leaves and small panicled flowers

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  • Allionia — Allionia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Allionia — n. 1. 1 a small genus of chiefly American herbs. Syn: genus {Allionia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allionĭa — (A. L.), nach. Karl Allioni (Professor der Botanik zu Turin, geb 1725, st. 1804) genannte Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Nyctagyneen, 4. Klasse 1. Ordnung L.; Arten: meist nordamerikan. Gewächse. Allionĕä, Gruppe aus der Familie Nyctagyneen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Allionia —   Allionia Allionia incarnata …   Wikipedia Español

  • Allionia — Allionia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Allionia — Taxobox name = Allionia image width = 240px image caption = Allionia incarnata regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Nyctaginaceae genus = Allionia genus authority = L. subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Allionia — ID 2329 Symbol Key ALLIO Common Name windmills Family Nyctaginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Allionia L. — Symbol ALLIO Common Name windmills Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • allionia — al·li·o·nia …   English syllables

  • Allionia incarnata — Allionia incarnata …   Wikipédia en Français

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