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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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The model is employed to perform Gloxinia grading and achieve a preferable result on the dataset.
Gloxinia - oil and collage on canvas |1957 by Ceri Richards
On display are colorful senetti, African violets, gloxinia, Gerber daisies, campanula and much more.
This rule applies to stored fruit and vegetables, gladioli corms, begonia, gloxinia and dahlia tubers, lily bulbs, chrysanthemum crowns and dry stored pelargoniums and fuchsias.
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.