winter heliotrope

noun
European herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Petasites, ↑genus Petasites

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noun
: a European sweet coltsfoot (Petasites fragrans) with lilac flower heads

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winter heliotrope noun
A plant (Petasites fragrans) producing sweet-smelling lilac flowers in winter
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Main Entry:winter

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Coltsfoot — Taxobox name = Coltsfoot image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Tussilago species = T. farfara binomial = Tussilago farfara binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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