Turk's-caplily


Turk's-caplily
Turk's-cap lily (tûrksʹkăp') n.
1. Either of two North American lilies, Lilium michauxii or L. superbum, having orange-red, spotted flowers with a reflexed perianth.
2. See martagon.
  [From the rolled-back petals, resembling a turban.]

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Universalium. 2010.


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