any of several semiparasitic plants of the genus Castilleja, of the figwort family, having highly colored dilated bracts about the flowers.
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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also called paintbrush.
Origin of painted cup
First recorded in 1780–90
Words nearby painted cup
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