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crane flower, noun phrase

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See quotation 1966.
The plant Strelitzia reginae of the Strelitziaceae; its flower; also called strelitzia.
1946 Farmer’s Weekly 30 Oct. 49A grower in California showed me hundreds of Strelitzias (crane flowers) telling me that he got a dollar per bloom for them from the Hollywood stars.
1975 S. Afr. Panorama Jan. 11Thirty dozen Strelitzias — the exotic crane flower which occurs in KwaZulu..decorated the marble hall and exhibition venue.
The plant Strelitzia reginae of the Strelitziaceae; its flower; also called strelitzia.

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