rock lily

noun

Definition of rock lily

1 : a tropical American club moss (Selaginella convoluta) that grows in dense tufts
2 : an Australian orchid (Dendrobium speciosum) having large green pseudobulbs and dense racemes of creamy white flowers that is usually found growing on rocks
3 : any of several rock-loving herbs: such as
a : columbine

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“Rock lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20lily. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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