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asclepias

/əˈskliːpɪəs/
noun
1.
any plant of the perennial mostly tuberous genus Asclepias; some are grown as garden or greenhouse plants for their showy orange-scarlet or purple flowers: family Asclepiadaceae Sometimes called milkweed
Word Origin
Greek asklēpias swallowwort
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