canary creeper

plant
also called  Canarybird Flower, Canarybird Vine, or Canary Nasturtium 
 (species Tropaeolum peregrinum), annual climbing herb, of the family Tropaeolaceae, native to northwestern South America and introduced to other regions as a cultivated garden plant. It grows to a height of 1.8–3 m (6–10 feet). The leaves are round and deeply five-lobed. The flowers, about 2.5 cm (1 inch) across, are pale yellow and have a long, green spur.

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  • canary creeper — noun a climber having flowers that are the color of canaries • Syn: ↑canarybird flower, ↑canarybird vine, ↑Tropaeolum peregrinum • Hypernyms: ↑nasturtium * * * noun : canarybird flower 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • canary creeper — noun a South American climbing plant bearing bright yellow flowers. [Tropaeolium peregrinum.] …   English new terms dictionary

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  • canary-bird-flower — karpytalapė nasturtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nasturtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Tropaeolum peregrinum), paplitęs Peru. atitikmenys: lot. Tropaeolum peregrinum angl. canary bird flower; canary bird vine; canary creeper pranc.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • canary-bird-vine — karpytalapė nasturtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nasturtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Tropaeolum peregrinum), paplitęs Peru. atitikmenys: lot. Tropaeolum peregrinum angl. canary bird flower; canary bird vine; canary creeper pranc.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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  • Tropaeolum peregrinum — Taxobox name = Tropaeolum peregrinum regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Tropaeolaceae genus = Tropaeolum species = T. peregrinum binomial = Tropaeolum… …   Wikipedia

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