Definition of Common unicorn plant
1. Noun. Annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Proboscidea, Proboscidea
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Literary usage of Common unicorn plant
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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"... Linn., the common Unicorn-plant, sometimes cultivated in gardens, is not unlikely to occur in California as an introduced plant. ..."