a Eurasian evergreen shrub, Bruckenthalia spiculifolia, of the heath family, having narrow leaves and bell-shaped, pink flowers, growing in gritty soil.
noun 1. a very high heel that tapers to a narrow base, used on women’s shoes. noun 1. a very high heel on a woman’s shoe, tapering to a very narrow tip Often shortened to spike Also called (esp Brit) stiletto, stiletto heel
noun 1. a lavender, Lavandula latifolia, having spikes of pale-purple flowers, and yielding an oil used in painting. spike lavender noun 1. a Mediterranean lavender plant, Lavandula latifolia, having pale purple flowers and yielding an oil used in paints
noun, Botany. 1. a small or secondary spike in grasses; one of the flower clusters, the unit of inflorescence, consisting of two or more flowers and subtended by one or more glumes variously disposed around a common axis. noun 1. (botany) the unit of a grass inflorescence, typically consisting of two bracts (glumes) surrounding one […]
noun 1. any of numerous plants of the genus Selaginella, allied to and resembling the club mosses.