glory pea

glory-pea

[glawr-ee-pee, glohr-]
noun
either of two trailing plants, Clianthus formosus or C. puniceus, of Australia and New Zealand, having showy red flowers.

Origin:
1840–50

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glory pea

noun
any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Clianthus having compound leaves and pea-like red flowers in drooping racemes 
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