crinum(redirected from Swamp lilies)
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Any of various bulbous plants of the genus Crinum, native to warm regions and having strap-shaped leaves and showy umbels of variously colored flowers. Also called spider lily.
[New Latin Crinum, genus name, from Greek krinon, lily.]
(Plants) any plant of the mostly tropical amaryllidaceous genus Crinum, having straplike leaves and clusters of lily-like flowers. Also called: crinum lily
[Latin: lily, from Greek krinon]