common unicorn plant

noun
annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Proboscidea, ↑genus Proboscidea

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  • 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

  • genus Proboscidea — noun in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants • Syn: ↑Proboscidea • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pedaliaceae, ↑family Pedaliaceae, ↑sesame family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proboscidea — noun 1. in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants • Syn: ↑genus Proboscidea • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pedaliaceae, ↑family Pedaliaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • proboscis flower — 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, ↑ram s horn, ↑Proboscidea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ibicella — ID 42152 Symbol Key IBICE Common Name yellow unicorn plant Family Pedaliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, FL, MS Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ibicella lutea — ID 42153 Symbol Key IBLU Common Name yellow unicorn plant Family Pedaliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, FL, MS Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Proboscidea — ID 67789 Symbol Key PROBO Common Name unicorn plant Family Pedaliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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