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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]
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Of his many important statements I will here give only a single one as an example, namely, that 'every ovule in a pod of Crinum capense fertilised by C.
This case of the Crinum leads me to refer to a most singular fact, namely, that there are individual plants, as with certain species of Lobelia, and with all the species of the genus Hippeastrum, which can be far more easily fertilised by the pollen of another and distinct species, than by their own pollen.
Although the survey found diversities in the preparation and use of the herbal medicines in the different markets surveyed, plants commonly used to treat asthma included Tetrapleura tetraptera (Aidan in Yoruba), Crinum jagus (Ogede-odo in Yoruba), Olax subscorpioidea (Ifon in Yoruba), Chasmanthera dependens (Ato in Yoruba), Allium ascalonicum (Alubosa elewe in Yoruba) and Euphorbia lateriflora (Enu-opiri in Yoruba).
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1 (Plains), Cardamine moirensis, Crinum flaccidum, Cyperus squarrosus) were recorded for the first time within Hattah-Kulkyne National Park.
Hummerlinck 45 Juanjilon Pseudobombax ellipticum (Kunth) Dugand 46 Laurel Litsea glaucescens Kunth 47 Limon dulce Citrus limetta Risso 48 Limoncillo Esenbeckia berlandieri Baillon 49 Lirio rojo Hippeastrum hybrid 50 Lirio blanco en Crinum commelynii Jacq.
You could also be thinking about autumn flowering bulbs such as nerine and crinum as these could be bought and planted right now.
At current mining rates, operations at Crinum are expected to cease in the first quarter of the 2016 calendar year as the mine approaches the end of its economic reserve life.
For example, iylerlkarr, a song word with a speech equivalent, iyterlarr ('ceremonial white headband'), is derived from the everyday word iylerlkenng ('Sandover lily', Crinum flaccidum).
Take a look around your neighbourhood and see what's providing colour at the moment - you may be inspired by purple and pink penstemons, fiery crocosmias or bright pink Crinum powellii.