poinsettia

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Poinsettia plants
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After the obsolete genus name Poinsettia, named after Joel Roberts Poinsett (19th-century US minister to Mexico).

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poinsettia (plural poinsettias)

  1. A plant, Euphorbia pulcherrima, with rather small and insignificant flowers but large brightly coloured leaves.

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