a plant, Lychnis chalcedonica, of the pink family, having scarlet or sometimes white flowers, the arrangement and shape of the petals resembling a Maltese cross.
noun 1. See under monkey flower. monkey flower noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Mimulus, of the figwort family, as M. cardinalis (scarlet monkey flower) having spotted flowers that resemble a face. monkey flower noun 1. any of various scrophulariaceous plants of the genus Mimulus, cultivated for their yellow or red […]
noun 1. See under pimpernel. noun 1. a plant belonging to the genus Anagallis, of the primrose family, especially A. arvensis (scarlet pimpernel) having scarlet or white flowers that close at the approach of bad weather. noun 1. any of several plants of the primulaceous genus Anagallis, such as the scarlet pimpernel, typically having small […]
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scarlet red n. An azo dye used as an agent to promote the healing of wounds and as a histological stain.
noun 1. a twining, South American bean plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having clusters of scarlet flowers. scarlet runner noun 1. a climbing perennial bean plant, Phaseolus multiflorus (or P. coccineus), of tropical America, having scarlet flowers: widely cultivated for its long green edible pods containing edible seeds Also called runner bean, string bean