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branched calalu

[DJE idem 1] n. 1. Obs? a plant, Solanum nodiflorum, night shade: 1889 Branched calalu . . . used by Obia men as a narcotic (Gardner 395).

2. a climbing vine (sp?) with purple flowers and a berry yielding oil, in contrast to CALALU, which grows on the ground. (Exuma)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-08 14:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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