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A rhizomatous plant (Agapanthus africanus) of South Africa, grown especially for its umbels of blue, violet, or white funnel-shaped flowers. Also called agapanthus, lily of the Nile.
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(Plants) another name for agapanthus
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|Noun||1.||African lily - African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers|
genus Agapanthus - small genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants; sometimes placed in the family or subfamily Alliaceae
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