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carrion flower

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Definition of carrion flower in English:

noun

Another term for stapelia.
Example sentences
  • The real carrion flowers are Stapelia species, succulent plants from the dryer regions of tropical Africa and India.
  • Stapelia spp. are known as carrion flowers, superficially like cacti, but on no way related.
  • Known globally as African starfish flowers or locally as carrion flowers, members of the genus Stapelia are usually characterized by their foul-smelling flowers reminiscent of the odour of rotting meat.

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