[fahyuh r-plant, -plahnt] /ˈfaɪərˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt/
a showy plant, Euphorbia heterophylla, of the spurge family, growing in the central U.S. to central South America, having red or mottled red and white bracts.
- Mexican free-tailed bat
noun 1. any of several small, insect-eating bats of the genus Tadarida, of Mexico and the southwestern U.S., inhabiting limestone caves: residual DDT has reduced most populations.
noun 1. a brightly colored fly, Anastrepha ludens, whose larvae are a serious pest chiefly of citrus fruits and mangoes in Mexico, Central America, and southern Texas.
noun 1. an annual wildflower, Eschscholzia mexicana, having orange-gold, cup-shaped flowers, found in dry, mountainous regions of western North America.
noun 1. . [toh-muh-tee-oh, -teel-yoh] /ˌtoʊ məˈti oʊ, -ˈtil yoʊ/ noun, plural tomatilloes, tomatillos. 1. a plant, Physalis ixocarpa, of the nightshade family, native to Mexico, having yellow flowers with five blackish spots in the throat and bluish, sticky berries in a purple-veined calyx. /tɒməˈtɪləʊ; -ˈtiːjəʊ/ noun 1. a solanaceous plant, Physalis ixocarpa, of South […]