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auricle

 [aw´rĭ-k'l]
1. the projecting part of the ear lying outside the head; called also pinna.
Auricle.
2. the ear-shaped appendage of either atrium of the heart; formerly used to designate the entire atrium.

au·ri·cle

(aw'ri-kl), [TA] Avoid the outmoded use of this word in the sense of atrium.
The projecting shell-like structure on the side of the head, constituting, with the external acoustic meatus, the external ear. Synonym(s): auricula (1) [TA], pinna1 ☆ , ala auris

auricula

/au·ric·u·la/ (aw-rik´u-lah) pl. auri´culae   [L.] auricle.

au·ri·cle

(awr'i-kĕl) [TA]
1. The projecting shell-like structure on the side of the head, constituting, with the external acoustic meatus, the external ear.
Synonym(s): auricula (1) , pinna (1) .
2. Synonym(s): auricle of atrium.

au·ri·cle of a·tri·um

(awr'i-kĕl ā'trē-ŭm)
A small conic ("ear-shaped") pouch projecting from the upper anterior portion of each atrium of the heart, increasing slightly the atrial volume.
Synonym(s): auricula atrii, atrial auricle, auricle (2) , auricula (2) .

auricula

pl. auriculae [L.] auricle.
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Auriculas are good garden plants and they can also be grown as pot plants.
Finally the single white bell of the campanula flower appears to the right of the auriculas, meaning gratitude and constancy.
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The Primula and Auricula Society will be holding their first flower show of the year at the Arden School in Knowle.
Because of television coverage, creating a display - whether it be a collection of auriculas, native indigenous species gathered by the staff and volunteers of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens in Cape Town or ego-driven designers jousting with each other in semi-detached plots down Main Avenue - it's become aspirational to show, and to show off.
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In recent years the auriculas have come back into popularity as many new and rediscovered hybrids have begun to circulate around plant sales and specialist nurseries - they are not all guaranteed to be hardy in our climate and may need cool, alpine house conditions but are worthy of a place - the Victorians made special displays in auricula cases that provided overhead protection from rain and wind but were open-fronted for viewing - you may see these occasionally in restored older gardens - the National Trust property at Caulke Abbey has a fine example.
The event features exhibits from a range of societies spanning daffodils, auriculas, tulips, bonsai, amaryllis, primulas, hyacinth and alpines.
Plant sale of named auriculas and and primulas, refreshments available, Arden School, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, (B4101), open to public 2pm-4.
Beryl Collins of Whitchurch has written to me with a question regarding Auriculas - one of my favourite plants and so I am delighted to be able to help her.