scarlet

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bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus Abelmoschus moschatus , abelmosk , Hibiscus moschatus , musk mallow
maple of eastern and central America; five-lobed leaves turn scarlet and yellow in autumn Acer rubrum , red maple , scarlet maple , swamp maple
small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet in autumn Acer spicatum , mountain alder , mountain maple
North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings Agelaius phoeniceus , red-winged blackbird , redwing
any of various acid dyes; used for dying wool scarlet red alizarin carmine , alizarin crimson , alizarin red
poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gills Amanita muscaria , fly agaric
deciduous shrub of eastern North America whose leaves turn scarlet in autumn and having racemes of yellow flowers followed by ellipsoid glossy red berries American barberry , Berberis canadensis
twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds American bittersweet , bittersweet , Celastrus scandens , climbing bittersweet , false bittersweet , shrubby bittersweet , staff vine , waxwork
deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries American spicebush , Benjamin bush , Benzoin odoriferum , Lindera benzoin , spice bush , spicebush
herb with scarlet or white or purple blossoms that close at approach of rainy weather Anagallis arvensis , poor man's weatherglass , red pimpernel , scarlet pimpernel
commonly cultivated anthurium having bright scarlet spathe and spadix Anthurium andraeanum , Anthurium scherzerianum , flamingo flower , flamingo plant
small evergreen European shrubby tree bearing many-seeded scarlet berries that are edible but bland; of Ireland, southern Europe, Asia Minor Arbutus unedo , Irish strawberry , strawberry tree
southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk) Areca catechu , betel palm
common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries Arisaema atrorubens , Arisaema triphyllum , Indian turnip , jack-in-the-pulpit , wake-robin
small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes place in genus Styphelia Astroloma humifusum , cranberry heath , ground-berry , groundberry , native cranberry , Styphelia humifusum
small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots bead tree , jumby bean , jumby tree , Ormosia monosperma
medium to large tree of tropical North and South America having odd-pinnate leaves and long panicles of small pale yellow flowers followed by scarlet fruits bitterwood , paradise tree , Simarouba glauca
handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark bitterwood , quassia , Quassia amara
annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the center blanket flower , fire-wheel , fire wheel , Gaillardia pulchella , Indian blanket
scarlet European fungus with cup-shaped ascocarp blood cup , fairy cup , Peziza coccinea
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