flame flower

flame flower

noun
1. a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers [syn: kniphofia
2. plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots 
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