fig marigold


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fig marigold

n.
Any of various plants of the family Aizoaceae chiefly of southern Africa, having succulent leaves and colorful flowers, and including the ice plant.

fig marigold

n
(Plants) an erect species of mesembryanthemum, M. tricolor, grown as a garden annual for its red-orange flowers with yellow centres

fig′ mar`igold


n.
any of various plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum, of the carpetweed family, having showy flowers.
[1725–35]
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Noun1.fig marigold - any of several South African plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum cultivated for showy pink or white flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum - South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
ice plant, icicle plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum - Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice