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mariposa lily (redirected from Calochortus)
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Related to Calochortus: Calochortus albus
, Calochortus luteus
, Calochortus tolmiei
mariposa lily: see lilylily,
common name for the Liliaceae, a plant family numbering several thousand species of as many as 300 genera, widely distributed over the earth and particularly abundant in warm temperate and tropical regions.
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Nonfruiting hermaphroditic flowers of Calochortus
leichtlinii (Liliaceae): potential reproductive functions.
LUTEUS - also known as a fairy lantern, has long narrow green leaves and carries a three-petalled yellow flower which opens to reveal striking brown blotches, similar to the wings of a butterfly.
Also known as a fairy lantern, this late spring-flowering bulb has long narrow green leaves and carries a three- petal led yellow flower which opens to reveal striking brown blotches, similar to butterfly wings.