Definition of monkey flower in English:

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monkey flower

noun

A plant of boggy ground, having yellow or red tubular, often spotted flowers.
  • Genus Mimulus, family Scrophulariaceae: several species, in particular M. guttatus
Example sentences
  • This incredibly beautiful desert wouldn't be complete without its gardens of cactus, black brush, yucca, monkey flower, Easter flowers and ferns.
  • For instance, hummingbirds are attracted to coral bells and columbine in spring, scarlet monkey flower and salvia in summer, and California fuchsia in late summer and fall.
  • Flowering vines twisting up the cage, and colonies of monkey flower nearby, add charm to the scene.

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Syllabification: mon·key flow·er

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