[ kal-uh-kawr-tuh s ]
/ ˌkæl əˈkɔr təs /
noun, plural cal·o·chor·tus·es.
any plant of the genus Calochortus, of the lily family, as the mariposa lily and the sego lily.
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This plant belongs to the section of Calochortus whose species are known as "star-tulips."The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons