glory lily


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Noun1.glory lily - any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asiaglory lily - 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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Poisonous plants encountered in India include [6] (1) contact irritant poisons-castor, calotropis, croton, glory lily, marking nut, papaya, and red pepper; (2) cardiotoxic glycosides--aconite, autumn crocus, and common oleander; (3) neurotoxic plants--calotropis, cassava, datura, strychnos; (4) hepatotoxic plants--neem; and (5) miscellaneous toxic plants and plant products--areca nut and Cleistanthus collinus.
If you have a sheltered, sunny spot for a large pot and want an exotic-looking addition, the climbing glory lily, Gloriosa Rothschildiana, boasts zingy red and yellow-based tropical-looking blooms.
If you have a sheltered, sunny spot close to the house for a large pot and want an exotic-looking addition, the climbing glory lily, Gloriosa Rothschildiana with its zingy red and yellow-based tropical-looking blooms, will climb up a wigwam happily.
The big, bright and yellow flowers of the Glory Lily, the purple and white flowers of Wild Turmeric and the picturesque bounty of tiny flowers in a mind- boggling array of colours.
Other potentially harmful plants include the Glory Lily, Foxglove, and the Dumb cane.