corkscrew flower

corkscrew flower

noun

Origin:
1710–20

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corkscrew flower

noun
perennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus [syn: snailflower
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