gloriosa lily

gloriosa lily

[glawr-ee-oh-suh, glohr-]
noun
a climbing lily of the genus Gloriosa, native to Africa and Asia, having showy red and yellow flowers.
Also called climbing lily.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin Gloriosa genus name; Latin glōriōsa, feminine of glōriōsus glorious

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