Definition of kniphofia
1 capitalized : a genus of showy African herbs (family Liliaceae) having clumps of long radical leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers with reflexed perianths
2 plural -s : a plant of the genus Kniphofia —called also tritoma
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Origin and Etymology of kniphofia
New Latin, from Johan H. Kniphof †1763 German botanist + New Latin -ia
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