Mirabilis longiflora
maravilla maravilla n. 1. A wildflower ({Mirabilis multiflora}) having vibrant deep pink tubular evening-blooming flowers; found in sandy and desert areas from Southern California to Southern Colorado and into Mexico.

Syn: desert four o'clock, Colorado four o'clock, {Mirabilis multiflora}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A leafy wildflower ({Mirabilis longiflora}) having fragrant slender white or pale pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in the Southwestern US and Northern Mexico.

Syn: sweet four o'clock, {Mirabilis longiflora}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Mirabilis longiflora — long tubular flowers Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Mirabilis longiflora —   Mirabilis longiflora …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mirabilis longiflora — maravilla maravilla n. 1. A wildflower ({Mirabilis multiflora}) having vibrant deep pink tubular evening blooming flowers; found in sandy and desert areas from Southern California to Southern Colorado and into Mexico. Syn: desert four o clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mirabilis longiflora — ID 54412 Symbol Key MILO2 Common Name sweet four o clock Family Nyctaginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, NM, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb Du …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mirabilis longiflora — noun leafy wildflower having fragrant slender white or pale pink trumpet shaped flowers; southwestern United States and northern Mexico • Syn: ↑sweet four o clock, ↑maravilla • Hypernyms: ↑four o clock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mirabilis longiflora var. longiflora — ID 54413 Symbol Key MILOL4 Common Name sweet four o clock Family Nyctaginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mirabilis longiflora var. wrightiana — ID 54414 Symbol Key MILOW Common Name sweet four o clock Family Nyctaginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, NM, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb Du …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mirabilis longiflora L. var. longiflora L. [excluded] — Symbol MILOL4 Common Name sweet four o clock Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Mirabilis longiflora L. — Symbol MILO2 Common Name sweet four o clock Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Mirabilis longiflora L. var. wrightiana (A. Gray ex Britton & Kearney) Kearney & Peebles — Symbol MILOW Common Name sweet four o clock Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

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