Definition of Globe lily
1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having egg-shaped flowers.
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Calochortus, Genus Calochortus
Specialized synonyms: Calochortus Albus, White Fairy Lantern, White Globe Lily, Calochortus Amabilis, Golden Fairy Lantern, Yellow Globe Lily, Calochortus Amoenus, Rose Globe Lily
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Globe Lily
Literary usage of Globe lily
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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"In addition to the common names for this plant, Nuphar adi'cna, given in a recent number, we may add cow lily, three colored lily and globe lily, the latter ..."