Nouns denoting plants

Eastern hop hornbeam
medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America
 
jewel orchid
any of several delicate Asiatic orchids grown especially for their velvety leaves with metallic white or gold veining
 
crab apple
any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms
 
Erica arborea
evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
 
Kennedia coccinea
prostrate or twining woody vine with small leathery leaves and umbels of red flowers; Australia and Tasmania
 
onion
the bulb of an onion plant
 
genus Pinckneya
small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
 
Primula polyantha
florists' primroses; considered a complex hybrid derived from oxlip, cowslip, and common primrose
 
family Cordaitaceae
chiefly Paleozoic plants; Cordaites is the chief and typical genus
 
Indian bean
tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods
 
fairy lantern
any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having egg-shaped flowers
 
Nemophila menziesii
delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots
 
gaillardia
any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy
 
genus Paphiopedilum
horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium
 
Illicium verum
small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative
 
genus Panicum
panic grass
 
Dalmatian iris
European iris having soft lilac-blue flowers
 
Aralia nudicaulis
common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America
 
gutta balata
when dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls
 
old maid flower
any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads
 
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