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genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers Abronia , genus Abronia
any plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias achimenes , hot water plant
perennial herb with showy yellow flowers; the eastern United States Actinomeris alternifolia , golden honey plant , golden ironweed , Verbesina alternifolia , wingstem , yellow ironweed
South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves fall; popular as an ornamental in tropics Adenium multiflorum , Adenium obesum , desert rose , impala lily , kudu lily , mock azalia
any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers agapanthus , lily of the Nile
rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium ageratum , Conoclinium coelestinum , Eupatorium coelestinum , mist-flower , mistflower
showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated Aix galericulata , mandarin duck
showy North American duck that nests in hollow trees Aix sponsa , summer duck , wood duck , wood widgeon
plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock Alcea rosea , Althea rosea , rose mallow
genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea Alcea , genus Alcea
plant of the genus Allamanda having large showy funnel-shaped flowers in terminal cymes allamanda
any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries alocasia , elephant's ear , elephant ear
succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa aloe
Andean herb having umbels of showy pinkish-purple lilylike flowers Alstroemeria pelegrina , lily of the Incas , Peruvian lily
tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple; seeds often used as cereal Amaranthus cruentus , Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachys , Amaranthus hybridus hypochondriacus , gentleman's-cane , prince's-feather , prince's-plume , purple amaranth , red amaranth
bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers amaryllis
foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix Amorphophallus rivieri , devil's tongue , snake palm , umbrella arum
genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America Amsonia , genus Amsonia
genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque Angraecum , genus Angraecum , genus Angrecum
any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers anthurium , tail-flower , tailflower
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