Definition of Fritillaria imperialis
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Fritillaria imperialis Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
1. Eurasian herb with a cluster of leaves and orange-red bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem
(synonym) crown imperial
(hypernym) fritillary, checkered lily
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Fritillaria imperialis (Crown imperial or Kaiser's crown) is a species of flowering plant of the genus Fritillaria, family Liliaceae, native to a wide stretch from Anatolia and Iraq across the plateau of Iran to Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Himalayan foothills. It is also widely cultivated as an ornamental and reportedly naturalized in Austria. The common names and also the epithet "imperialis" refer to the large circle of golden flowers, reminiscent of an emperor's crown.
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