Definition of Creeping lily

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia; a perennial herb climbing by means of tendrils at leaf tips having showy yellow to red or purple flowers; all parts are poisonous.

Exact synonyms: Climbing Lily, Gloriosa, Gloriosa Superba, Glory Lily
Group relationships: Genus Gloriosa
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Lily

creeping Charlie
creeping Jenny
creeping St John's wort
creeping bellflower
creeping bent
creeping bugle
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily (current term)
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry
creeping spike rush
creeping thistle
creeping thistles
creeping thrombosis
creeping thyme
creeping ulcer
creeping willow
creeping wintergreen

Literary usage of Creeping lily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"The Gloriosa superba, or creeping lily, a South African plant, is another well-marked illustration of this power of conscious movement. ..."

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