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.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Stapelia
Specialized synonyms: Stapelias Asterias
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starfish Flower
starfish flower (current term)
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, ..."