Definition of Leather flower

1. Noun. Scandent subshrub of southeastern United States having large red-purple bell-shaped flowers with leathery recurved sepals.

Exact synonyms: Clematis Viorna, Vase Vine, Vase-fine
Generic synonyms: Clematis



2. Noun. Woody vine of the southern United States having purple or blue flowers with leathery recurved sepals.
Exact synonyms: Clematis Versicolor
Generic synonyms: Clematis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leather Flower

leasts
leastways
leastwise
leasure
leasures
leasy
leat
leather-hard
leather-jacket
leather-lunged
leather carp
leather cheerio
leather cheerios
leather fern
leather flower (current term)
leather leaf
leather leafs
leather lunged
leather queen
leather soap
leather strip
leather working
leatherback
leatherback turtle
leatherbacks
leatherbound
leathercloth
leathercloths
leathercraft

Literary usage of Leather flower

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1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"The C. mauritiana, Lamk. C. vior'na, Linn. leather flower. Hab. Southern United States. Has similar properties to C. vitalba. Also, a synonym of C. vitalba. ..."

2. The Vines of Northeastern America: Fully Illustrated from Original Sketches by Charles Stedman Newhall (1897)
"... each seed tipped with the greatly lengthened feathery or hairy style. Clustered achenes. Woody, climbing vines (herbaceous in Leather-Flower, C, ..."

3. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1895)
"Leather-flower. A trailing or climbing vine, having very peculiar flowers. Found in Bates, Boone, Carroll, Greene, Harrison, Henry, ..."

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