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leaf-of-life

[Car. idem "any leaf of which, dropped on the ground, sprouts a new plant at each indentation in its edge (this probably explains the origin of the name, but its medical uses are also associated)" DJE] n. a plant, Bryophyllum pinnatum: 1971 (Rabley 35). = LIFE-LEAF, LIVE-FOREVER, PLOPPERS, PORPUS (Gen.)

 

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-11-01 20:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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