- any plant belonging to the genus Gypsophila, of the pink family, native to Mediterranean regions, having small, panicled, pink or white flowers, as baby's breath.
Origin of gypsophila
Examples from the Web for gypsophila
Historical Examples of gypsophila
Some other species of Sapindus and of Gypsophila have similar properties.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom
P. L. Simmonds
Gypsophila muralis is one of the dainty little plants called Babys Breath.The Practical Garden-Book
C. E. Hunn
Dianthus (carnation and pink) Gypsophila, Lychnis and others, are garden plants.
For fine white flowers we have the showy achilleas in variety and gypsophila paniculata, called baby breath as a common name.
Other sapotoxins are obtained from the roots of soapwort and from several species of Gypsophila.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
- any caryophyllaceous plant of the mainly Eurasian genus Gypsophila, such as baby's-breath, having small white or pink flowers