cigar flower


noun

the common name for a small, shrubby plant, Cuphea ignea, of the loosestrife family, native to Mexico and Jamaica, grown as an ornamental and houseplant: named for its red tubular flowers that resemble cigars.

Nearby words

  1. cienfuegos,
  2. cif,
  3. cife,
  4. cig,
  5. cigar,
  6. cigar store,
  7. cigar-store indian,
  8. cigarette,
  9. cigarette beetle,
  10. cigarette card

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