scarlet lychnis


scarlet lychnis
a plant, Lychnis chalcedonica, of the pink family, having scarlet or sometimes white flowers, the arrangement and shape of the petals resembling a Maltese cross. Also called Maltese cross, Jerusalem cross, scarlet lightning.

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  • scarlet lychnis — noun Eurasian garden perennial having scarlet flowers in dense terminal heads • Syn: ↑maltese cross, ↑Lychins chalcedonica • Hypernyms: ↑lychnis, ↑catchfly * * * noun : maltese cross 2 * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • scarlet lychnis — goštautinė gaisrena statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lychnis chalcedonica angl. Jerusalem cross; Knight’s cross; Maltesecross campion; scarlet lychnis vok. Alte Verbene; brennende Liebe; Feuernelke; Jerusalemsblume; Malteserkreuz rus …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • scarlet cross — scarlet cross, = scarlet lychnis. (Cf. ↑scarlet lychnis) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lychnis chalcedonica — Brennende Liebe Brennende Liebe (Lychnis chalcedonica) Systematik Unterklasse: Nelkenähnliche (Caryophyllidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scarlet lightning — noun Etymology: by folk etymology from scarlet lychnis : maltese cross 2 * * * 1. See scarlet lychnis. 2. See red valerian …   Useful english dictionary

  • lychnis — /lik nis/, n. any showy flowered plant belonging to the genus Lychnis, of the pink family. Cf. rose campion, scarlet lychnis. [1595 1605; < L < Gk lychnís red flower, akin to lýchnos lamp] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lychnis chalcedonica — goštautinė gaisrena statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lychnis chalcedonica angl. Jerusalem cross; Knight’s cross; Maltesecross campion; scarlet lychnis vok. Alte Verbene; brennende Liebe; Feuernelke; Jerusalemsblume; Malteserkreuz rus …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • scarlet lightning — 1. See scarlet lychnis. 2. See red valerian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Brennende Liebe — (Lychnis chalcedonica) Systematik Kerneudikotyledonen Ordnung: Nelkenartige (Car …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lychins chalcedonica — noun Eurasian garden perennial having scarlet flowers in dense terminal heads • Syn: ↑scarlet lychnis, ↑maltese cross • Hypernyms: ↑lychnis, ↑catchfly …   Useful english dictionary


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