Definition of African tulip

1. Noun. African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers.

Exact synonyms: African Lily, Agapanthus Africanus, Blue African Lily
Group relationships: Genus Agapanthus
Generic synonyms: Agapanthus, Lily Of The Nile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of African Tulip

African mahogany
African marigold
African millet
African mole cricket
African mole crickets
African monitor
African nation
African oil palm
African penguin
African penguins
African sandalwood
African scented mahogany
African tea
African tick fever
African trypanosomiasis
African tulip (current term)
African violet
African violets
African walnut
African wild dog
African wild dogs
African wildcat
African wildcats
African yellowwood

Literary usage of African tulip

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to Dominica & St Lucia by Lynne M. Sullivan (2004)
"It grows wild in dry coastal areas, and bright red flowers bloom along its branches. Orchids, African tulip trees, ferns, hibiscus and bird-of-paradise are ..."

2. St. Lucia by Don Philpott (2005)
"... and the most stunning array of spectacularly coloured flowering plants from giant African tulip trees festooned with scarlet blossoms to tiny orchids. ..."

3. Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica & St. Lucia Alive! by Lynne M. Sullivan (2000)
"The gorgeous flamboyant tree (also known as the poinciana) shows off a blast of red flowers throughout the summer and African tulip trees put out a ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Costa Rica by Bruce Conord (2005)
"Another colorful tree is the African tulip tree, which has deep green leaves and brilliant red-orange blossoms tinged with yellow. ..."

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