a Californian plant, Clarkia amoena, of the evening primrose family, having cup-shaped pink or purplish flowers blotched with red.
Origin of satin-flower
First recorded in 1590–1600
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There is one especially, called Sisyrinchium, whose common name of Satin-flower describes a surface almost metallic in its lustre.Lore of Proserpine