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phormium

/ˈfɔːmɪəm/
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1.
any plant of the New Zealand bulbous genus Phormium, with leathery evergreen leaves and red or yellow flowers in panicles
Word Origin
New Latin, from Greek phormos a basket (from a use for the fibres)
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