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

  • adj. having red flowers


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  • I place a framed photograph of her in her favorite red-flowered dress, smiling, her arms outstretched toward the viewer.

    The Memory Palace

  • Branches of the red-flowered tulipan tree beat against the windows.

    Watching Pablo Sleep

  • The western district is the most extensive, hosting the characteristic red-flowered Kunhardtia rhodantha, shrubby melastomes of the genera Graffenrieda and Meriania, and a number of endemic Phyllanthus species.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • ‘Diane’ is a red-flowered form with spreading branches.

    Faire Diane « Fairegarden

  • There are many cases where a single pollinator is responsible for pollinating many species of plants, for example long-tongued flies (Tabanidae and Nemestrinidae) are the exclusive pollinators of many genera of petaloid monocots as well as Pelargonium and Erica; a butterfly is the exclusive pollinator of a phylogenetically disparate group of red-flowered and autumn-flowering species; hopliine (monkey) beetle pollination has evolved convergently in many genera, etc.

    Lowland fynbos and renosterveld

  • The Western District is the most extensive of sandstone and granitic mountains hosting the characteristic red-flowered Kunhardtia rhodantha, shrubby melastomes Graffenrieda and Meriania, and a number of endemic Phyllanthus species.


  • Hierba de conejo (Indian paintbrush) castilleja lanata: Growing wild in desert areas of the United States and Mexico, this bright red-flowered herb was traditionally used by the indigenous people of what is now the state of Nevada, and by the Zapotec people of Oaxaca, where it is still frequently added to a pot of beans or rice.

    A Culinary Guide to Mexican Herbs: Las Hierbas de Cocina

  • Their job is to turn back an insurgency whose members lurk among the grapevines, almond trees, and red-flowered poppy fields that border their military compound.

    Afghan National Army and Canadian advisers in action

  • Located 1,000 km northeast of North Cape, New Zealand, the subtropical moist forest of the Kermadec Islands supports an incredible diversity and abundance of seabirds breeding amid a luxuriant forest of red-flowered Pohutukawa trees (Metrosideros kermadecensis).

    Kermadec Islands subtropical moist forests

  • As he projects before and after photos of tiny patients on the wall -- the baby in a checked shirt, the girl in a red-flowered dress -- Folkman maintains his quiet calm.

    Folkman Looks Ahead


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