globeflower

globeflower

[glohb-flou-er]
noun
any of several plants belonging to the genus Trollius, of the buttercup family, as T. laxus, of North America, having rounded, yellowish flowers.

Origin:
1590–1600; globe + flower

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globeflower (ˈɡləʊbˌflaʊə)
 
n
any ranunculaceous plant of the genus Trollius, having pale yellow, white, or orange globe-shaped flowers

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globeflower

any of about 20 species of perennial herbaceous plants constituting the genus Trollius of the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae, native mostly to North Temperate Zone wetlands.

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