Definition of Talinum spinescens
1. Noun. Low cushion-forming plant with rose to crimson-magenta flowers and leaf midribs that persist as spines when the leaves die; southwestern United States.
Group relationships: Genus Talinum, Talinum
Generic synonyms: Flame Flower, Flame-flower, Flameflower, Talinum Aurantiacum
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Literary usage of Talinum spinescens
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1. Pamphlets on Forestry in Washington (1906)
"Talinum spinescens Torr. Bot. Wilkes Exped. 250. 1873. TYPE LOCALITY: "Bare rocks between Fort Okanogan and Grand Coulie, on the Upper Columbia ..."
2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1906)
"Talinum spinescens Torr. Bot. Wilkes Exped. 250. 1873. TYPE LOCALITY: "Bare rocks between Fort Okanogan and Grand Coulie, on the Upper Columbia River. ..."