flower-of-an-hour


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Related to flower-of-an-hour: bladder ketmia, Hibiscus vesicarius, Bladder hibiscus

flower-of-an-hour

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(Plants) a malvaceous Old World herbaceous plant, Hibiscus trionum, having pale yellow flowers with a bladder-like calyx. Also called: bladder ketmia
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Noun1.flower-of-an-hour - annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowersflower-of-an-hour - annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
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