leopard plant

any of various plants of temperate Eurasia; grown for their yellow flowers and handsome foliage
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Ligularia, ↑genus Ligularia

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: an herb (Ligularia kaempferi) native to Japan; especially : the ornamental form of the leopard plant (L. k. aureomaculata)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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