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guinea-hen bush

[from speckled appearance?] n. a plant, Perisicaria portoricensis: 1978 Guinea-hen bush. . .a weed with attractive foliage and tiny star-like white flowers. The root is crushed and inhaled for the relief of headaches (Higgs 10). = JOHN DOCTOR (Black)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-11-01 02:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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