- any of various plants belonging to the genus Kniphofia, of the lily family, native to Africa, especially K. uvaria, having long, dense clusters of tubular red or yellow flowers.
Origin of tritoma
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It may be found pretty freely also at ivy bloom, and at the flowers of Tritoma.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series
Great rockets of tritoma flamed against the wall, on the other side of which traffic went unnoted and unsuspecting.California
Tritoma grandis , and glaucescens , are noble things for the back of a border.