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daffodil:

see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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daffodil

beautiful, but narcotic. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 168]

daffodil

symbol of unrequited love. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 405]

daffodil

1. a widely cultivated Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, having spring-blooming yellow flowers
2. any other plant of the genus Narcissus
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From March 1, Marie Curie's daffodil pins will be available from volunteers and shops on high streets across Flintshire.
The art installation at Caernarfon Castle features a 10ft daffodil lamp and an armchair covered in more than 300 daffodils - each one representing somebody affected by a terminal illness who will be helped by Marie Curie in Wales next month.
The charity is hoping to get more people than ever wearing the pin during its annual fundraiser, the Great Daffodil Appeal, taking place next month.
To order by debit/credit card call 0843 922 5000 quoting SM31648 or send a cheque made payable to MGN SM31648 to Daffodil Replete Offer (SM31648), PO Box 64, South West District Office, M16 9HY or visit mirrorgardenoffers.
Since the beginning of March, our volunteer collectors have been out in force across Teesside taking part in our annual Great Daffodil Appeal, which encourages people to make a donation to support - and show their support - by wearing our daffodil pin.
One expert explained that a fourheaded daffodil had, in fact, four stalks which were fused together.
Daffodil Slate Fabric from Emma Hardicker designs PS48 per metre
Van Beck integrates old and new scientific botany by correlating older, uncertain scientific terms, common names for the daffodil, and modern taxonomies.
The mutual's branch, in Northumberland Street, Newcastle, is encouraging customers to take a daffodil for a suggested donation of PS1.
SUPERMARKETS have reportedly been asked to make sure daffodils kept separate from fruit and vegetables in a bid to prevent customers mistakenly eating the poisonous plants.
In the letter, entitled "Steps to avoid daffodil poisonings this daffodil poisonings this spring", spring", PHE director Professor rofessor Paul Cosford said: "said: "Each spring stores such as yours provide a wide selection of flowers, particularly cut daffodils and daffodil bulbs.
The appeal is Marie Curie's biggest fundraiser, which encourages everyone to give a donation and wear a daffodil pin during the month.