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.
Group relationships: Genus Gloriosa
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Lily
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. ..."