Definition of Kniphofia uvaria
1. Noun. Clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers.
Generic synonyms: Flame Flower, Flame-flower, Flameflower, Kniphofia, Tritoma
Specialized synonyms: Kniphofia Praecox, Red-hot Poker
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Literary usage of Kniphofia uvaria
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"kniphofia uvaria. ous plants, though they have only a short rhizome and numerous, clustered, thickish root-fibers. Old but vigorous plante of the A'. ..."
2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1861)
"... L. kniphofia uvaria, Hook. Phormium tenaz, Forst. Sanseviera zeylanica, Roe. var. plena. cylindrica. Aloe indica, Royle. Yucca gloriosa, L. angustifolia ..."