jacobean-lily

Jacobean lily

noun
a bulbous plant, Sprekelia formosissima, of the amaryllis family, native to Mexico, bearing a large, bright-red flower.
Also called Aztec lily.


Origin:
1745–55; allegedly named after St. James (Late Latin Jacobus); see Jacobean

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jacobean lily

noun
Mexican bulbous herb cultivated for its handsome bright red solitary flower 
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