rose moss

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noun

a portulaca, Portulaca grandiflora, widely cultivated for its showy flowers.

Nearby words

  1. rose hip,
  2. rose is a rose is a rose is a rose,
  3. rose madder,
  4. rose mallow,
  5. rose mandarin,
  6. rose noble,
  7. rose of china,
  8. rose of heaven,
  9. rose of jericho,
  10. rose of sharon

Also called moss rose.

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rose moss

noun

a low-growing portulacaceous plant, Portulaca grandiflora, native to Brazil but widely cultivated as a garden plant for its brightly coloured flowers
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