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bryophyllum

[brahy-uh-fil-uh m] /ˌbraɪ əˈfɪl əm/
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1.
any of various kalanchoes, as Kalanchoe pinnata, that characteristically bear plantlets along the leaf margins.
Origin of bryophyllum
< New Latin (1805), originally a genus name, equivalent to bryo- bryo- + Greek phýllon leaf
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