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velvet plant

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noun
a composite plant, Gynura aurantiaca, native to the Old World tropics, having leaves and stems covered with dense, velvety, purple hairs and often cultivated as a houseplant.Compare purple passion.
the common mullein, Verbascum thapsus.
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