Definition of Mariposa lily. Meaning of Mariposa lily. Synonyms of Mariposa lily

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Definition of Mariposa lily

Mariposa lily
Mariposa lily Ma`ri*po"sa lil`y [Sp. mariposa a butterfly + E. lily. So called from the gay apperance of the blossoms.] (Bot.) One of a genus (Calochortus) of tuliplike bulbous herbs with large, and often gaycolored, blossoms. Called also butterfly lily. Most of them are natives of California.

Meaning of Mariposa lily from wikipedia

- States). The genus Calochortus includes mariposas (or mariposa lilies) with open wedge-shaped petals, globe lilies and fairy lanterns with globe-shaped flowers...
- within the genus Calochortus, in a sub-group generally referred to as Mariposa Lilies. The specific epithet nuttallii, named for the English botanist and...
- Mariposa is the Spanish word for butterfly. It may also refer to: Mariposa, Ontario, former muni****lity of the southwest corner of Victoria County Mariposa...
- Calochortus luteus, the yellow mariposa lily, is a mariposa lily endemic to California. The primarily bright deep yellow flower is 3–5 cm across and perianth...
- Calochortus clavatus is a species of mariposa lily known by the common name clubhair mariposa lily. It is endemic to California where it is found in forests...
- Yellow mariposa is the common name for a couple of species of California mariposa lilies including: Calochortus luteus, and Calochortus superbus...
- macrocarpus, also known as sagebrush mariposa lily, is a North American species of bulbous perennials in the lily family. The plant is native to the Northwestern...
- North American species of flowering plant in the lily family known by the common name desert mariposa lily. It is native to the deserts of the Southwestern...
- Calochortus tiburonensis, the Tiburon Mariposa lily, is a rare member of the genus Calochortus in the family Liliaceae. It is endemic to Marin County...
- species of flowering plant in the lily family known by the common names Palmer's mariposa lily and strangling mariposa. It is endemic to California, where...
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