Emilia sagitta

noun
tropical Asiatic annual cultivated for its small tassel-shaped heads of scarlet flowers
Syn: ↑tassel flower
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Emilia, ↑genus Emilia

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