coral plant

noun

Definition of coral plant

1 obsolete : a coral like a plant
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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“Coral plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coral%20plant. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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