carrion flower definition

  • noun:
    • some of a few North American plants for the genus Smilax, particularly S. herbacea, an herbaceous tendril-bearing vine having groups of tiny greenish blossoms aided by the odor of decaying flesh.
    • identify starfish flower.
    • any of various plants of genus Stapelia having succulent leafless toothed stems resembling cacti and enormous foul-smelling (frequently star-shaped) blossoms

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