Also called althea. a widely cultivated shrub or small tree, Hibiscus syriacus, of the mallow family, having showy white, reddish or purplish flowers.
Also called Aaron’s-beard. a St.-John’s-wort, Hypericum calycinum, having evergreen foliage and showy yellow flowers.
a plant mentioned in the Bible. Song of Solomon 2:1.
rose of Sharon
Also called Aaron’s beard. a creeping shrub, Hypericum calycinum, native to SE Europe but widely cultivated, having large yellow flowers: family Hypericaceae
Also called althaea. a Syrian malvaceous shrub, Hibiscus syriacus (or Althaea frutex), cultivated for its red or purplish flowers
noun 1. a pale yellow, green, or red, volatile, fragrant, sweet-tasting liquid, obtained by steam distillation from fresh roses, especially damask roses: used in flavoring and perfume.
noun, Pathology. 1. a kind of rose-colored rash. 2. rubella. noun (pathol) 1. a feverish condition of young children that lasts for some five days during the last two of which the patient has a rose-coloured rash. It is caused by the human herpes virus 2. any red skin eruption or rash roseola ro·se·o·la (rō-zē’ə-lə, […]
- Roseola infantum
roseola infantum roseola in·fan·tum (ĭn-fān’təm) n. See exanthema subitum.
noun 1. a light pinkish red color.