Definition of stinking iris in English:

stinking iris

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noun

Another term for gladdon.
More example sentences
  • Again, as with the stinking iris seed, it was a good record as it was a whole organism capable of reproducing itself.
  • The third group of irises to make a splash of colour in the winter are the varieties of Iris foetidissima, the stinking iris or gladdon, a British native found wild in chalk and limestone woods and along the under-cliff on the south coast of England and Wales.
  • The flowers of the Scarlet-seeded iris, or Stinking iris (Iris foetidissima), are an unusual color - a pale yellow-lilac with brown mixed in.

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