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flamingo-flower

[ fluh-ming-goh-flou-er ]
/ fləˈmɪŋ goʊˌflaʊ ər /
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noun

a central American plant, Anthurium scherzeranum, of the arum family, having a red, coiled spadix and a bright red, shiny, heart-shaped spathe, grown as an ornamental.

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Origin of flamingo-flower

First recorded in 1880–85
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