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Jonquil (color)

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Jonquil (color)

Jonquil
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    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F4CA16
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 17, 91, 4)
HSV       (h, s, v) (49°, 91%, 96[1]%)
Source Maerz and Paul[2]
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Jonquil is a hue of yellow. It is the color of the interior of the central cylindrical tubular projection of the jonquil flower. The color takes its name from a species of plant, Narcissus jonquilla, which has clusters of small fragrant yellow flowers, and is native to the Mediterranean.

The first known recorded use of jonquil as a color name in English was in 1789.[3]

Cultural References

Kurt Vonnegut uses the word jonquil in his novel "The Sirens of Titan", Titan being the largest moon of Saturn.

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References

  1. ^ web.forrett.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #F4CA16 (Jonquil)
  2. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called jonquil in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color jonquil is displayed on page 41, Plate 9, Color Sample J5.
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color, 1930. New York: McGraw-Hill. P. 197; and Color Sample of Jonguil, p. 41, Plate 9, Color Sample J5


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