devil's tongue

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Synonyms for devil's tongue

foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix

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Those delicate fingers numb white in winter spreading thick the Devil's Tongue, pasting squares of washi paper, like large blank maps, one on another, with the tenderness of snowflakes falling on feathers.
They have names like devil's tongue, cobra lily, dracula orchid, mourning widow but what they have in common is they are all considered black plants and all are incredibly beautiful and can add depth to any garden.
He cursed the Pope and praised the Gypsies and spoke with the devil's tongue.
Players can travel under, over, or on the terrain as they employ devastating new weapons, including the Devil's Tongue, Hunter-Seeker Drones, Jump-Jet Infantry, Disruptors, Stealth Generators, genetically engineered cyborgs, the Firestorm Defense and many more.
The plant also is known as the voodoo lily and devil's tongue.