Definition of Painted cup

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Castilleja having dense spikes of hooded flowers with brightly colored bracts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Painted Cup

paintball gun
paintballed
paintballer
paintballers
paintballing
paintbox
paintboxes
paintbrush
paintbrushes
painted
painted-leaf begonia
painted-snipe
painted beauty
painted bunting
painted cup (current term)
painted daisy
painted dog
painted dogs
painted frog
painted greenling
painted hunting dog
painted hunting dogs
painted ladies
painted lady
painted leaf
painted nettle
painted out
painted sandgrouse

Literary usage of Painted cup

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1. Life-zone Indicators in California by Harvey Monroe Hall, Marcos Sastre, William Hamilton Gibson, Joseph Grinnell (1919)
"These are the " painted-cup," the fringed polygala, and the dwarf-ginseng. Yes, we know them all; ... And call that brilliant flower the ' painted-cup. ..."

2. Sharp Eyes: A Rambler's Calendar of [fifty-two] Weeks Among Insects, Birds by William Hamilton Gibson (1900)
"These are the “painted-cup,” the fringed V po/ ... The wanderers of the prairie know them well, And call that brilliant flower the ‘painted-cup. ..."

3. The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry: To which are Added, a Botanical edited by Lucy Hooper (1842)
"Scarlet tufts Are glowing in the green, like flakes of fire ; The wanderers of the prairie know them well, And call that brilliant flower the painted cup. ..."

4. Glacier National Park: Its Trails and Treasures by Mathilde Edith Holtz, Katharine Isabel Bemis (1917)
"Red or Pink: • Heather, paint brush, painted cup, rose, columbine, twin-flower, primrose. Blue or Purple: Larkspur, violet, vetches, clematis, aster, ..."

5. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"Scarlet tufts Are glowing in the green like flakes of fire; The wanderers of the prairie know them well, And call that brilliant flower the painted cup. ..."

6. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... although the description given by Lindley does not entirely warrant such a union. Yellow painted cup. 22. MELAMPYRUM. Linn—Cow Wheat. ..."

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