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Noun: flameflower
  1. A plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers
    - kniphofia, tritoma, flame flower, flame-flower
     
  2. Plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots
    - flame flower, flame-flower, Talinum aurantiacum

Derived forms: flame-flowers, flameflowers, flame flowers

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, wild flower, wildflower

Part of: genus Kniphofia, genus Talinum, Talinum

Encyclopedia: Flameflower