Definition of Starfish flower

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Stapelia having succulent leafless toothed stems resembling cacti and large foul-smelling (often star-shaped) flowers.

Exact synonyms: Carrion Flower, Stapelia
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Stapelia
Specialized synonyms: Stapelias Asterias



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starfish Flower

staree
starees
starer
starers
stares
stares down
starets
staretses
staretz
staretzes
starey
starfaring
starfield
starfields
starfish flower (current term)
starfishes
starfishlike
starflower
starflowers
starforming
starfruit
starfruits
stargate
stargates
stargaze
stargazed

Literary usage of Starfish flower

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"starfish flower. 'Branches erect, numerous, G inches high. The flowers are large, the lobes of the corolla lance-shaped, oblique, the edges turned back, ..."

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