- apostle plant
or apostle flower
: an irislike plant (Neomarica gracilis) of the family Iridaceae having flat leaflike stems, ribbonlike leaves, and flowers with the outer perianth members white with basal brown and yellow marking or blotching and inner members blue and strongly reflexed
* * *a plant, Neomarica northiana, of the iris family, native to Brazil, having large, fragrant white and violet flowers, and often cultivated as a houseplant.
* * *apostle plant,a South American plant of the iris family with showy white and blue flowers.
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