cupflower

noun
1. Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Solandra, ↑genus Solandra
2. any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell-shaped flowers
Syn: ↑nierembergia
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nierembergia

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
2. : a Chilean plant (Scyphanthus elegans) of the family Loasaceae with yellow flowers
3. : a Mexican shrub (Solandra guttata) of the family Solanaceae

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/kup"flow"euhr/, n.
any of various plants belonging to the genus Nierembergia, of the nightshade family, having showy tubular or bell-shaped flowers.
[CUP + FLOWER]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cupflower — /kup flow euhr/, n. any of various plants belonging to the genus Nierembergia, of the nightshade family, having showy tubular or bell shaped flowers. [CUP + FLOWER] * * * …   Universalium

  • tall cupflower — laibašakė nyrembergija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Nierembergia scoparia), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nierembergia frutescens; Nierembergia scoparia angl. tall cupflower šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tall cupflower — noun shrubby Chilean herb having bluish white tubular flowers used as an ornamental • Syn: ↑Nierembergia frutescens • Hypernyms: ↑cupflower, ↑nierembergia • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nierembergia * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cup of gold — cupflower 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • nierembergia — noun any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell shaped flowers • Syn: ↑cupflower • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑whitecup, ↑Nierembergia repens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nierembergia — frutescens Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • genus Nierembergia — noun genus of tropical American erect or creeping herbs with solitary flowers • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family • Member Meronyms: ↑c …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nierembergia frutescens — noun shrubby Chilean herb having bluish white tubular flowers used as an ornamental • Syn: ↑tall cupflower • Hypernyms: ↑cupflower, ↑nierembergia • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nierembergia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Solanaceae — Nightshade redirects here. For other uses, see Nightshade (disambiguation). Solanaceae A flowering Brugmansia suaveolens from the US Botanic Garden Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Hunzikeria texana (Torr.) D'Arcy — Symbol HUTE2 Common Name Texas cupflower Botanical Family Solanaceae …   Scientific plant list

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