Definition of Sturt pea

1. Noun. Sprawling shrubby perennial noted for its scarlet black-marked flowers; widely distributed in dry parts of Australia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sturt Pea

Student's t distribution
Student's t test
Sturm und Drang
Sturmabteilung
Sturmarbeiteilung
Sturmvogel
Sturmvogels
Sturnella
Sturnella magna
Sturnella neglecta
Sturnidae
Sturnus
Sturnus vulgaris
Sturt's desert pea
Sturt pea (current term)
Stuttgart
Stutz Bearcat
Stuyvesant
Stygian
Styliani
Stylianos
Stylomecon
Stylomecon heterophyllum
Stylonychia
Stylophorum
Stylophorum diphyllum
Stymphalides
Styphelia
Styphelia humifusum

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. ..."

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