shellflower: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (shel'flou"ur). [key]
- an eastern Asian plant, Alpinia zerumbet, of the ginger family, having pendulous clusters of fragrant white flowers with variegated markings.
- any of several other plants with flowers or parts thought to resemble shells, as those of the genus Tigridia.
- shellflower (Thesaurus)