trumpet flower


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trumpet flower

n
1. (Plants) any of various plants having trumpet-shaped flowers
2. (Plants) the flower of any of these plants

trum′pet flow`er


n.
1. any of various plants with pendent flowers shaped like a trumpet.
2. the flower of any of these plants.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trumpet flower - Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throattrumpet flower - Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
genus Solandra, Solandra - shrubby climbers of tropical America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.trumpet flower - woody flowering vine of southern United Statestrumpet flower - woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section
Bignonia, genus Bignonia - one species: cross vine
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
3.trumpet flower - evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowerstrumpet flower - evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowers
honeysuckle - shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
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