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buddleia Explained

buddleia at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of more than 100 species of plants constituting the genus Buddleia, native to tropical and subtropical areas of the world. The genus was formerly included in the family Loganiaceae (order Gentianales) but is now placed in the family Buddlejaceae (order Scrophulariales), which includes about 10 genera and more than 150 species. Most species of Buddleia have hairy or scaly leaves and clusters of purple, white, yellow, or orange flowers. Several species are cultivated as garden ornamentals.

buddleia at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

buddleia
n : tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow
flowers [syn: {butterfly bush}]

buddleia at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Modern Latin, named after English naturalist Adam Buddle (died 1715).

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ˈbʌdlɪə/

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
Inter: wikipedi » a
  • A tree or shrub of the genus Inter: taxlink » Buddleja|genus, especially Inter: taxlink » Buddleja davidii|species, a large ornamental shrub whose lilac flowers attract butterflies.
    1. 1917, Category: w - :Henry Handel Richardson|Henry Handel Richardson, Category: s - :Australia Felix/Part I/Chapter VI|Australia Felix,
    2. : At the foot of the garden, behind a clump of gooseberry-bushes, stood an arbour formed of a yellow buddleia.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » tree of shrub of the genus Buddleja

  • Quechua: Inter: t- » qu|qulli

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Synonyms

    * butterfly bush

    Anagrams

    * audibled
    Translation: br » buddleia
    Translation: fr » buddleia
    Translation: ta » buddleia
    Translation: zh » buddleia