Definition of Flameflower

1. Noun. A plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers.

Exact synonyms: Flame Flower, Flame-flower, Kniphofia, Tritoma
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Kniphofia
Specialized synonyms: Kniphofia Uvaria, Poker Plant



2. Noun. 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.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flameflower

flame spots
flame spread
flame test
flame thrower
flame throwers
flame tokay
flame tree
flame trees
flame up
flame war
flame wars
flamebait
flamed
flamed out
flamefish
flameflower (current term)
flamekeeper
flamekeepers
flameless
flamelessly
flamelet
flamelets
flamelike
flamen
flamenco
flamenco guitar
flamenco guitars
flamencolike
flamencos
flamens

Literary usage of Flameflower

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1. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"flameflower (Kniphofia or Tritoma). Plant roots in spring in warm, well-drained soil protected from the wind. Allow two feet or more between plants. ..."

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