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  Definition of Shellflower
  1. cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with shell-pink shading and crinkled yellow lip with variegated magenta stripes
  2. showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
Similar Words: shall-flower, shell ginger, Alpinia Zerumbet, Alpinia speciosa, Languas speciosa, shell-flower, turtlehead, snakehead, snake-head, Chelone glabra

 

Member Meronyms: Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Zerumbet, genus Languas, Chelone, genus Chelone

 

 
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