gloriosa

noun
  1. any plant of the bulbous tropical African genus Gloriosa, some species of which are grown as ornamental greenhouse climbers for their showy flowers of yellow, orange, and red: family LiliaceaeAlso called: glory lily

Word Origin for gloriosa

New Latin, from Latin gloriosus glorious
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