1. [ noun ] (botany) erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers
Synonyms: orange_milkweed chiggerflower pleurisy_root tuber_root Asclepias_tuberosa chigger_flower butterfly_weed
Related terms: milkweed
2. [ noun ] (botany) any of various plants of the genus Castilleja having dense spikes of hooded flowers with brightly colored bracts
Synonyms: painted_cup
Related terms: wildflower giant_red_paintbrush desert_paintbrush great_plains_paintbrush sulfur_paintbrush Castilleja
Similar spelling:   Indian_currant