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old maid

[OED, West Indian name of a plant, Vinca rosea] n. a plant: 1920 Catharanthus roseus (Britton 336). 1972 Vinca rosea (Durrell 86). cf. CHURCHYARD ROSESAILOR BUTTON , SWEET WILLIAM, TULIP (Inagua)

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Last update: 2012-10-25 23:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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