HyperDic: nyctaginia_capitata

English > 1 sense of the expression Nyctaginia capitata:
NOUNplantNyctaginia capitata, scarlet musk flowerviscid branched perennial of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having tuberous roots and deep red flowers
English > Nyctaginia capitata: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningviscid branched perennial of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having tuberous roots and deep red flowers.
Synonymscarlet musk flower
Member ofNyctaginia, genus NyctaginiaA caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

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