Definición de lychnis en inglés:

lychnis

Saltos de línea: lych|nis
Pronunciación: /ˈlɪknɪs
 
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sustantivo

  • A plant of a genus which includes the campions, ragged robin, and a number of cultivated ornamental flowers.
    • Genus Lychnis, family Caryophyllaceae
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • When summer-flowering perennials such as bellflowers, geraniums, lychnis, Shasta daisies, and spiderworts finish blooming and start to look tattered, cut back their stems to the rosette of new foliage.
    • Plants chosen for drought tolerance as well as color thrive here, including catmint (Nepeta ‘Blue Wonder’), ceanothus, lychnis, penstemon, purple coneflower, rockrose, rosemary, and star jasmine.
    • Conversely other plants, such as Petunia, Lychnis and Gazania, need light.

Origen

modern Latin, via Latin from Greek lukhnis, denoting a red flower, from lukhnos 'lamp'.

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