fig marigold

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fig marigold any of several South African plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum cultivated for showy pink or white flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fig marigold (Bot) the name of several plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum, some of which are prized for the brilliancy and beauty of their flowers.
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Usage

In literature:

The fig-marigold is a very common plant upon our seashore.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
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