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  • n. Any of several species of flowering plant, of the genus Ligularia, having heart-shaped leaves and bright, daisy-like flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The Ligulidæ rated as an order of the class Cestoidea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. genus of Old World herbs resembling groundsel: leopard plants

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Examples

  • The spot where “the fragrance pure of the ligularia and iris,” was inscribed, she called

    Hung Lou Meng

  • One opens onto a quiet pond garden with ferns, glossy ligularia and tall leucothoe, ideal subjects for shade.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • As I cleared away faded lily stems and the collapsed muck of ligularia on our spectacularly warm New Year's Day, I found tiny

    The Seattle Times

  • Among plants in the new grotto garden are heuchera, ligularia, iris, astilbe, persicaria, labelia and purple petticoats.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Not much, thought the homeowners, so they brought in Yardscapes, a Minneapolis landscape design company, to install a simple paver patio surrounded by grasses, ligularia, astilbes and hostas.

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  • And this year, surely, I'll install those copper strips around the ligularia and hosta before the slugs riddle the leaves with holes, instead of after.

    The Seattle Times

  • Peonies and periwinkle, coneflower and cupflower, lilies and ligularia.

    Baristanet

  • “the ligularia and the ‘Wu’ weed court;” and where was “the sign in the apricot tree is visible,” she designated “the cottage in the hills where dolichos is bleached.”

    Hung Lou Meng

  • “the sign on the apricot tree is visible,” “the fragrance pure of the ligularia and iris,” and other places; and ascending the towers they walked up the halls, forded the streams and wound round the hills; contemplating as they turned their gaze from side to side, each place arranged in a different style, and each kind of article laid out in unique designs.

    Hung Lou Meng

  • “Among all these flowers, there are also ficus and liana, but those scented ones are iris, ligularia, and ‘Wu’ flowers; that kind consist, for the most part, of

    Hung Lou Meng

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