meaning of Bloodflower

Bloodflower meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of bulbous flowers natives of Southern Africa known as Haeligmanthus regarding the Amaryllis family The liquid of Haeligmanthus toxicarius is employed by the Hottentots to poison their arrows

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  • A genus of bulbous flowers, natives of Southern Africa, known as Haemanthus, of Amaryllis household. The liquid of H. toxicarius can be used by the Hottentots to poison their arrows.

Bloodflower meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A genus of bulbous plants, natives of Southern Africa, named Haemanthus, associated with the Amaryllis family. The liquid of H. toxicarius is employed by the Hottentots to poison their arrows.