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(family Nyctaginaceae)

A genus of spiny, sarmentose shrubs or climbers that produce flowers in threes, surrounded by three coloured bracts. They are extensively cultivated, with numerous varieties. There are 14 species, native to tropical America.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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