flame-flower


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Noun1.flame-flower - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowersflame-flower - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Kniphofia - genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves; sometimes placed in family Aloeaceae
Kniphofia uvaria, poker plant - clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers
2.flame-flower - plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Talinum, Talinum - genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
narrow-leaved flame flower, Talinum augustissimum - similar to Talinum aurantiacum but with narrower leaves and yellow-orange flowers; southwestern United States
pigmy talinum, Talinum brevifolium - low plant with crowded narrow succulent leaves and fairly large deep pink axillary flowers that seem to sit on the ground; southwestern United States
rock pink, Talinum calycinum - pink-flowered perennial of rocky regions of western United States
jewels-of-opar, Talinum paniculatum - erect plant with tuberous roots and terminal panicles of red to yellow flowers; southwestern North America to Central America; widely introduced elsewhere
spiny talinum, Talinum spinescens - low cushion-forming plant with rose to crimson-magenta flowers and leaf midribs that persist as spines when the leaves die; southwestern United States