scarlet monkey flower

scarlet monkey flower

noun
See under monkey flower.
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monkey flower

noun
any of various plants belonging to the genus Mimulus, of the figwort family, as M. cardinalis (scarlet monkey flower) having spotted flowers that resemble a face.

Origin:
1780–90

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monkey flower
 
n
See also musk any of various scrophulariaceous plants of the genus Mimulus, cultivated for their yellow or red flowers

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