Definition of Sturt pea
1. Noun. Sprawling shrubby perennial noted for its scarlet black-marked flowers; widely distributed in dry parts of Australia.
Generic synonyms: Clianthus, Glory Pea
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Literary usage of Sturt pea
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1. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1888)
"Associated for ever with the name of Australia's earliest explorer, Captain Sturt, is the Sturt pea ..."
2. What We Saw in Australia by Rosamond Davenport Hill, Florence Davenport Hill (1875)
"It is also known as the " Flower of the Desert," and as the " Sturt-pea "—Captain Sturt having been the first explorer who noticed it on the mainland. ..."