Anthericum torreyi

noun
plant having basal grasslike leaves and a narrow open cluster of starlike yellowish-orange flowers atop a leafless stalk; southwestern United States; only species of Anthericum growing in North America
Syn: ↑amber lily
Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Anthericum, ↑genus Anthericum

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  • Anthericum torreyi Baker p.p. — Symbol ECFL Synonym Symbol ANTO2 Botanical Family Liliaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Anthericum — noun genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae • Syn: ↑genus Anthericum • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily f …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Anthericum — noun genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae • Syn: ↑Anthericum • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily family …   Useful english dictionary

  • amber lily — noun plant having basal grasslike leaves and a narrow open cluster of starlike yellowish orange flowers atop a leafless stalk; southwestern United States; only species of Anthericum growing in North America • Syn: ↑Anthericum torreyi • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • liliaceous plant — noun plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber • Hypernyms: ↑bulbous plant • Hyponyms: ↑lily, ↑agapanthus, ↑lily of the Nile, ↑albuca, ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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