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shrimp plant

noun
1.
a small, sprawling shrub, Justicia brandegeana (or Beloperone guttata), of the acanthus family, native to Mexico, having small white flowers protruding from a series of overlapping reddish bracts and often cultivated as a houseplant.
Origin of shrimp plant
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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