Purpurea, purple in Latin, may refer to:

8585 Purpurea, an asteroid
Echinacea purpurea, the eastern purple coneflower or purple coneflower
Ulmus 'Purpurea', an elm cultivar
Sarracenia purpurea, the purple pitcher plant

Example Sentences

  • Hartweg's collecting prowess is remembered today in the name given to a spectacular purple-flowering orchid, Hartwegia purpurea, which is native to southern Mexico.

  • Edible fruits and flowers can also be important, for example the 'jacote' fruit of S. purpurea, which is sold in markets in many Central American countries.

  • Our garden is full of various sorts of Echinacea 'purpurea' and Echinacea 'White Swan' as well as several of the new types such as Echinacea 'Arts Pride'.

  • Last fall I ripped out several dozen of the common pink-purple coneflowers called Echinacea purpurea from my full-sun beds.

  • The blanket term echinacea usually refers to three species of this plant: Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea purpurea, and Echinacea pallida.

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