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gloxinia:

see gesneriagesneria
, common name for some members of the Gesneriaceae, a family of chiefly tropical and subtropical perennial herbs and shrubs with showy blossoms. The best-known members of the family are the African violets (most of which are hybrids of Saintpaulia ionantha
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gloxinia

any of several tropical plants of the genus Sinningia, esp the South American S. speciosa, cultivated for its large white, red, or purple bell-shaped flowers: family Gesneriaceae
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Esses resultados concordam com SILVA (2003) que, trabalhando com gloxinia, obteve um numero maximo de brotos (1,9), utilizando 50% de sais do mesmo meio.
To keep plants like cineraria, Easter cactus, Easter lily, gloxinia, kalanchoe, and Rieger begonia blooming longer indoors, set them in a cool, bright location away from drafts.
9 Begin to dry off summer-flowering corms such as gloxinia and begonias, reducing the watering first.
Plant Begonia, Canna and Gloxinia bulbs this month.
Has: marjoram, fennel, sweet basil, parsley, caraway, dill, Johnny jump-ups, campanula (blue), candy lilies, hardy gloxinia (purple, pink), Turk's cap lily, Columbine dragonfly and fancy day lily
THE ancestors of the gloxinia are found hanging from the damp cliff faces in Brazil but only carry small violet flowers and large hairy leaves and as such are quite different to the splendid specimens we can buy as houseplants.
Shoes for large feet like those created for Ekatherina Sobechanskaya (Larry Ree, star of The Trockadero Gloxinia Ballet Company in the 1970s), were size 8-1/2.
Stag Line's freighter, Gloxinia, is guided up the Manchester Ship Canal by the company's tugs, framed by the Queen Aethelfraeda railway bridge to Liverpool and the roadbridge.
Plants such as Begonia, Gloxinia and African Violet can be transferred from initial smaller pots that they were planted in, to large pots as they grow.
Plan ahead and pot up a few gloxinia and begonia tubers now for colour this summer.
Dry off Begonia, Hippeastrum, Gloxinia, Lily, Achimenes, Canna etc once flowering has finished.