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hemerocallis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemerocallis  \Hem`e*ro*cal"lis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?;  ?  day  +  ? 
  beauty.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants,  some  species  of  which  are  cultivated  for 
  their  beautiful  flowers;  day  lily. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hemerocallis 
  n  :  east  Asian  rhizomatous  clump-forming  perennial  herbs  having 
  flowers  on  long  leafless  stalks;  cosmopolitan  in 
  cultivation:  day  lilies;  sometimes  placed  in  subfamily 
  Hemerocallidaceae  [syn:  {Hemerocallis},  {genus 
  Hemerocallis}] 




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