flannelbush


flannelbush
flannel bush n.
Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Fremontodendron of California and northern Mexico, having downy, lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers.

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plant
 (Fremontodendron californicum), shrub of the hibiscus, or mallow, family (Malvaceae), native to southwestern North America. The lower leaf surfaces have a felty texture. The shrub grows up to 5 metres (16 feet) tall and bears alternate, lobed leaves about 2.5 cm (1 inch) long. The handsome, yellow, solitary flowers are about 5 cm (2 inches) across.

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  • flannelbush — flannelbush, flannelbush flannelbush . (Bot.) any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and Northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers. Syn: California beauty. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flannelbush — flannelbush, flannelbush flannelbush . (Bot.) any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and Northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers. Syn: California beauty. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flannelbush — noun any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers • Syn: ↑flannel bush, ↑California beauty • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Fremontodendron, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mexican flannelbush — meksikinis gausvis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sterkulijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Fremontodendron mexicanum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Fremontodendron mexicanum angl. Mexican flannelbush šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Fremontodendron — Taxobox name = Flannelbush image caption = Fremontodendron Ken Taylor regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus = Fremontodendron genus authority …   Wikipedia

  • Fremontodendron californicum — taxobox name = California flannelbush regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus = Fremontodendron species = F. californicum binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Fremontodendron mexicanum — ID 35712 Symbol Key FRME2 Common Name Mexican flannelbush Family Sterculiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Fremontia — noun flannelbush • Syn: ↑Fremontodendron, ↑genus Fremontodendron, ↑genus Fremontia • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sterculiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fremontodendron decumbens — ID 35710 Symbol Key FRDE2 Common Name Pine Hill flannelbush Family Sterculiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Fremontodendron — noun flannelbush • Syn: ↑genus Fremontodendron, ↑Fremontia, ↑genus Fremontia • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sterculiaceae, ↑fam …   Useful english dictionary


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