Any of several plants of the tropical genus Gunnera, having gigantic leaves and small, red to purple drupes.
Any of several plants, of the genus Gunnera, that have very large leaves and small, reddish drupes.
Origin of gunnera
New Latin Gunneragenus nameafter Johann Ernst Gunnerus (1718–1773), Norwegian botanist
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Gunnera Sentence Examples
Especially noteworthy are the Andine Acaena, Gunnera, Fuchsia and Calceolaria.
Just visible in the top left-hand corner is Gunnera manicata, a huge perennial which looks really tropical, although it's quite hardy.
Stocked with carp weighing up to 6lb, it flows into a small stream bordered by gunnera and the whole area attracts wildlife.
Just visible in the top left-hand corner is Gunnera manicata, a huge perennial which looks really tropical, although it 's quite hardy.
In small glades with rich soil a bold effect might be produced by a good selection of Rhubarbs with Ferulas, Heracleums, Rhubarbs, Acanthuses, Yuccas, the common Artichoke, Gunnera scabra, and other vigorous hardy plants.