gloriosa


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Related to gloriosa: Gloriosa superba, Gloriosa Daisy

gloriosa

(ˌɡləʊrɪˈəʊsə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the bulbous tropical African genus Gloriosa, some species of which are grown as ornamental greenhouse climbers for their showy flowers of yellow, orange, and red: family Liliaceae. Also called: glory lily
[New Latin, from Latin gloriosus glorious]
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Noun1.gloriosa - any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asiagloriosa - any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia; a perennial herb climbing by means of tendrils at leaf tips having showy yellow to red or purple flowers; all parts are poisonous
genus Gloriosa - sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae; one species: glory lily
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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QI HAVE a Yucca gloriosa, but I don''t know what to do with it once it has finished flowering.
Cutting yucca after its days of gloriosa 6 I have a Yucca gloriosa, but I don't know what to do with it once it has finished flowering.
Es por ello que en el caso del distribuidor vial de Cholula nos oponemos a la licencia dada sin bases tecnicas por la Delegacion del INAH Puebla, por lo que consideramos que se debe reconsiderar el proyecto, no necesariamente suspenderlo, dignificando aun mas esta obra con el valor anadido de respetar y engrandecer la gloriosa piramide de Cholula, orgullo local, estatal y nacional.