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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]
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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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TERMINAL illness charity, Marie Curie, needs the help of volunteers in Liverpool to give two hours of their time to hand out the charity's iconic daffodil pins, above, in return for donations.
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If eaten, daffodils can cause vomiting and diarrhoea and irritation to the mouth and throat, with symptoms lasting anywhere between four and 24 hours, according to the British Columbia Drug and Poison Information Centre.
if eaten, daffodils can cause If eaten, daffodils can cause vomiting and diarrhoea and irritation to the mouth and throat, with symptoms lasting anywhere between four and 24 hours, according to the British Columbia Drug and Poison Information Centre.
Daffodils are the most easily recognised type of narcissus and paper whites which are those delicious early blooming narcissus variety with white, powerfully fragrant, clustered flowers.