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Consolida ambigua


a commonly cultivated larkspur of southern Europe having unbranched spike-like racemes of blue, or sometimes purplish or pinkish, flowers; sometime placed in genus Delphinium


plant noun (plants and fungi)




Consolida ambigua*
(* Consolida ambigua may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet


Delphinium ajacis [species] | rocket larkspur | C. ambigua [abbreviation, species] | D. ajacis [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)


Consolida ajacis [species] | doubtful knight's spur | rocket larkspur

an annual flowering plant of the family Ranunculaceae native to Eurasia. It's widespread in other areas, including much of North America, where it was an introduced species. It's frequently grown in gardens as an ornamental for its spikes of blue, pink... (41 of 270 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Consolida ajacis


delphinium | Delphinium [genus]

any of a large genus of the buttercup family that comprises chiefly perennial erect branching herbs with palmately divided leaves and irregular ... (22 of 73 words, pronunciation, 1 image)


New World Dictionary:

delphinium | Delphinium [genus]

any of a genus of plants of the buttercup family, bearing spikes of spurred, irregular flowers, usually blue, on tall stalks: several species are ... (24 of 50 words, pronunciation, 1 image)




A taxonomic genus within the family Ranunculaceae -- a few hundred species of annual, biennial or perennial flowering plants, including popular garden plants, such as delphinium. (25 of 27 words, 1 image)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

flower [plant anatomy]

the reproductive portion of any plant in the division Magnoliophyta, commonly called flowering plants or angiosperms. As popularly used, the term ... (21 of 1051 words, 15 images)


American Heritage Dictionary:

flower | flowered [past tense] | flowering [present participle] | flowers [3rd-person singular present] | antho- | flowerer [noun, related] | flowerless [adjective, related]

The reproductive structure of some seed-bearing plants, characteristically ... | Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom. | A plant ... (21 of 206 words, 12 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

flower | fleuron [synonym, sense-specific] | peak [synonym, sense-specific] | bloom [synonym, sense-specific] | flower-like [adjective, derived]

a bloom or blossom on a plant | a plant that bears blooms or blossoms | the reproductive structure of angiosperm plants, consisting normally of ... (23 of 769 words, 13 definitions, 17 usage examples, pronunciation)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


name for the specialized part of a plant containing the reproductive organs, applied to angiosperms only. A flower may be thought of as a modified, ... (25 of 455 words)


Oxford Dictionary:

flower | the flower of | bloom [synonym, sense-specific] | flowerless [derived] | flower-like [derived]

the seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs ... | a flower together with its stalk, picked for use as a decoration | the state ... (25 of 230 words, 8 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

flower | flowers [sense-specific] | fleuron [synonym, sense-specific] | floret [synonym, sense-specific]

the blossom of a plant. | [botany] ; the part of a seed plant comprising the reproductive organs and their envelopes if any, especially when such ... (25 of 216 words, 15 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

flower [countable] | flowers [plural] | the flower of something | in flower

the coloured part of a plant from which the plant's fruit develops. A ... | a plant that is grown because its flowers are attractive | "the flower of ... (27 of 133 words, 4 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


flower [intransitive, verb] | flowered [past tense] | flowering [present participle] | flowers [3rd-person singular present]

if a plant flowers, it produces flowers | to become more successful and completely developed (14 of 48 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/flower 10

Cambridge Dictionary:

flower [entry 1]

the part of a plant which is often brightly coloured with a pleasant smell, or the type of plant that produces these (22 of 35 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flower 1

flower [entry 2, literary]

to develop completely and become obvious (6 of 22 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flower 2

flower [entry 3]

to produce flowers (3 of 16 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flower 3

Encarta Dictionary:

flower | flowers [plural] | flowered [past tense] | flowering [present participle] | antho- [affix]

a colored, sometimes scented, part of a plant that contains its ... | a plant stem with one or more flowers that has been picked from the plant on ... (28 of 179 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861674217​/definition​.html  [offline]

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