Definición de gloxinia en inglés:

gloxinia

Saltos de línea: glox|inia
Pronunciación: /glɒkˈsɪnɪə
 
/

sustantivo

  • A tropical American plant with large, velvety, bell-shaped flowers.
    • Genera Gloxinia and Sinningia, family Gesneriaceae: several species, in particular the florists' gloxinia (S. speciosa), which is a popular houseplant
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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.

Más definiciones de gloxinia 

Definición de gloxinia en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día maelstrom
Pronunciación: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea