One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of a number of plants which have parts that are said to resemble a turban or similar headdress.
(also 'Turk's cap cactus') a barrel-shaped Caribbean cactus (Melocactus communis, family Cactaceae).
(also 'Turk's cap lily') the martagon lily.
- ‘Whereas some Turk's caps have large oval leaves, others have lobed leaves or leaves that are nearly round.’
- ‘The Turk's caps added drama and color to the video.’
- ‘I'll send you a box of Turk's caps and the lantana.’
- ‘There are over 1,800 types of wild flowers, including the Apennine edelweiss, Alpine anemone, Turk's caps and numerous orchids.’
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