HyperDic: gloxinia

English > 1 sense of the word gloxinia:
NOUNplantgloxiniaany of several plants of the genera ... / genera Gloxinia or Sinningia (greenhouse gloxinias) having showy bell-shaped flowers
English > gloxinia: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several plants of the genera ... / genera Gloxinia or Sinningia (greenhouse gloxinias) having showy bell-shaped flowers.
Member ofGesneriaceae, family Gesneriaceae, gesneria familylarge family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas
NarrowerCanterbury bell, Gloxinia perennisherb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers
florist's gloxinia, Sinningia speciosa, Gloxinia spesiosaSouth American herb cultivated in many varieties as a houseplant for its large handsome leaves and large variously colored bell-shaped flowers
BroaderhouseplantAny of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes

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