Meaning of crown-of-jewels

crown-of-jew•els

Pronunciation: (kroun'uv-j'ulz), [key]
— pl. -jew•els.
  1. an annual herb, Lopezia coronata, of Mexico, having lilac-colored flowers with a red base.
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