coral plant

noun

Definition of coral plant

  1. 1 obsolete :  a coral like a plant

  2. 2a :  a much-cultivated East Indian plant (Jatropha multifida) with showy scarlet flowers and deeply incised leaves b :  any plant of the genus Erythrina (especially E. corallodendron) c :  an essentially leafless Mexican shrub (Russelia equisetiformis) like a rush with bright-red flowers —called also coral blow

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