Definition of Calochortus kennedyi
1. Noun. Mariposa with clusters of bell-shaped vermilion or orange or yellow flowers atop short stems; southern California to Arizona and Mexico.
Group relationships: Calochortus, Genus Calochortus
Generic synonyms: Mariposa, Mariposa Lily, Mariposa Tulip
Lexicographical Neighbors of Calochortus Kennedyi
Literary usage of Calochortus kennedyi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1900)
"... gland round, small, and densely hairy with matted hairs; leaves ashy blue, linear, deeply channeled. Desert plants. 26. Calochortus kennedyi Porter. ..."
2. List of Published Names of Plants Introduced to Cultivation: 1876 to 1896 by Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1900)
"(#. and F. iii. 348.) HH Fl. white, 1 in. broad, and with a dark brown beard on the lower half of the inner segments. Oregon. Calochortus kennedyi. (/л . ..."