Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A monotypic genus of the family Liliace√¶, comprising a brilliant-flowered and graceful twining plant, L. rosea, a native of Chile.
  • n. A plant of the genus Lapageria.

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  • The well-known greenhouse climbing plant lapageria, with its waxy white or crimson trumpets of flowers, owes its name to Josephine de la

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