Cape fuchsia

noun

: a southern African shrub (Phygelius capensis) of the family Scrophulariaceae often cultivated for its tubular scarlet flowers like those of a fuchsia

Word History

Etymology

from Cape of Good Hope

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“Cape fuchsia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cape%20fuchsia. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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