HyperDic: genus_haemanthus

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Haemanthus:
NOUNplantgenus Haemanthus, Haemanthusgenus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs
English > genus Haemanthus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies.
SynonymHaemanthus
Member ofAmaryllidaceae, family Amaryllidaceae, amaryllis familysnowdrop
MembersCape tulip, Haemanthus coccineusSpectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts
blood lilyAny of various deciduous or evergreen herbs of the genus Haemanthus
Broaderliliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Spanishgenus haemanthus, haemanthus
Catalangenus haemanthus, haemanthus

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