Adlumia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Adlumia one species: climbing fumitory
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n adlumia A genus of American plants of a single species, A. cirrhosa, the climbing fumitory, a delicate climbing herbaceous biennial, with panicles of drooping flowers. It is a native of the Alleghanies, and is often cultivated.
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Usage

In literature:

Very many thanks for seed of Adlumia cirrhosa, which I will carefully observe.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
In short, these flowers have the exact structure of Dielytra and Adlumia.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
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