Proboscidea louisianica
elephant-tusk elephant-tusk n. an annual of the southern U.S. and Mexico ({Proboscidea louisianica}) having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.

Syn: common unicorn plant, devil's claw, common devil's claw, proboscis flower, ram's horn, {Proboscidea louisianica}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Proboscidea louisianica — elephant tusk elephant tusk n. an annual of the southern U.S. and Mexico ({Proboscidea louisianica}) having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak. Syn: common unicorn plant, devil s claw, common devil s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proboscidea louisianica — ID 67794 Symbol Key PRLO Common Name ram s horn Family Pedaliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Proboscidea louisianica — noun annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak • Syn: ↑common unicorn plant, ↑devil s claw, ↑common devil s claw, ↑elephant tusk, ↑proboscis flower, ↑ram s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proboscidea louisianica ssp. louisianica — ID 67799 Symbol Key PRLOL Common Name ram s horn Family Pedaliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Proboscidea louisianica ssp. fragrans — ID 67796 Symbol Key PRLOF Common Name ram s horn Family Pedaliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution MA, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. ssp. louisianica — Symbol PRLOL Common Name ram s horn Botanical Family Pedaliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. ssp. louisianica — Symbol PRLOL Common Name ram s horn Botanical Family Pedaliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. — Symbol PRLO Common Name ram s horn Botanical Family Pedaliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. ssp. fragrans (Lindl.) Bretting — Symbol PRLOF Common Name ram s horn Botanical Family Pedaliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. ssp. fragrans (Lindl.) Bretting — Symbol PRLOF Common Name ram s horn Botanical Family Pedaliaceae …   Scientific plant list

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