Sturt's desert pea

noun \ˈstərts-\
variants: less commonly

Sturt pea

Definition of Sturt's desert pea

  1. :  a glory pea (Clianthus speciosus) that is a sprawling shrubby perennial with long villous stems and pinnate leaves, that is noted for its scarlet black-marked flowers, and that is widely distributed in dry parts of Australia

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Origin and Etymology of sturt's desert pea

probably from the name Sturt

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to cast off or become cast off

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