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gloxinia

Saltos de línea: glox|inia
Pronunciación: /ɡlɒkˈsɪnɪə
 
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Definición de gloxinia en inglés:

sustantivo

A tropical American plant with large, velvety, bell-shaped flowers.
Example sentences
  • Some of my favorite windowsill plants include many varieties of trailing ivy, African violets, primroses, pansies and violets, geraniums, gloxinias, cyclamens, coleus, kalonchoes, peperomias, and heartleaf philodendrons.
  • Usually a gloxinia can be kept as an indoor plant, but the ones from seed do not have the strength to grow another year.
  • African violets, gloxinias and achimenes are beautiful when in bloom, but pretty dull otherwise.

Origen

modern Latin, named after Benjamin P. Gloxin, the 18th-century German botanist who first described it.

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