coral-reef

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South American fibrous-rooted begonias having prominent basal leaf lobes suggesting angels' wings and racemes of coral-red flowers angel-wing begonia , Begonia cocchinea
shrub with coral-red berries; Japan to northern India Ardisia crenata , coralberry , spiceberry
African coral snakes Aspidelaps , genus Aspidelaps
ring-shaped coral island atoll
coral island that surrounds a lagoon atoll
annular coral island atoll
island of coral, ring-shaped atoll
coral island atoll , cay
sand snake of southwestern United States; lives in fine to coarse sand or loamy soil in which it `swims'; banding resembles that of coral snakes banded sand snake , Chilomeniscus cinctus
coral rock parallel to coast, separated by lagoon barrier reef
national park in Florida having underwater coral reefs and marine life Biscayne National Park
poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America bittersweet , bittersweet nightshade , climbing nightshade , deadly nightshade , poisonous nightshade , Solanum dulcamara , woody nightshade
small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp) caliculus , calycle , calyculus
Asian coral snakes Calliophis , Callophis , genus Calliophis , genus Callophis
small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles Cape kafferboom , Erythrina caffra , kaffir boom
spectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts; South Africa Cape tulip , Haemanthus coccineus
peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea Cape York Peninsula
small red fishes of coral reefs and inshore tropical waters cardinalfish
island of coral, low and by coast cay , key
nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes checkered adder , house snake , Lampropeltis triangulum , milk adder , milk snake
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