Definition of Tailflower

1. Noun. Any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers.

Exact synonyms: Anthurium, Tail-flower
Group relationships: Genus Anthurium
Specialized synonyms: Anthurium Andraeanum, Anthurium Scherzerianum, Flamingo Flower, Flamingo Plant
Generic synonyms: Houseplant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tailflower

tailed
tailed frog
tailed phage
tailed toad
tailedness
tailender
tailenders
tailer
taileron
tailerons
tailers
tailfan
tailfans
tailfin
tailfins
tailflower (current term)
tailgate
tailgate-party
tailgate parties
tailgate party
tailgated
tailgater
tailgaters
tailgates
tailgating
tailgut
tailhead
tailheads
tailings

Literary usage of Tailflower

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"tailflower Family. Two or three genera and few species, entirely tropical. They are terrestrial and saprophytic herbs of small size, yellowish or reddish in ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"tailflower Family. Two or three genera and few species, entirely tropical. They are terrestrial and saprophytic herbs of small size, yellowish or reddish in ..."

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