HyperDic: creeping_lily

English > 1 sense of the expression creeping lily:
NOUNplantcreeping lily, gloriosa, glory lily, climbing lily, Gloriosa superbaany plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia
English > creeping lily: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymsgloriosa, glory lily, climbing lily, Gloriosa superba
Member ofgenus Gloriosasometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
Broaderpoisonous plantA plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
Spanishgloriosa
Catalangloriosa

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