flameflower
flameflower flameflower, flame flower flame flower . 1. a plant of the genus {Kniphofia} having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers.

Syn: kniphofia, tritoma. [WordNet 1.5]

2. plant of the Southwestern U. S. with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil. Its fleshy roots were once cooked by Indians. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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