Chinese hat plant

noun

Definition of Chinese hat plant

  1. :  a straggling evergreen Himalayan shrub (Holmskioldia sanguinea) of the family Verbenaceae sometimes cultivated in the southern U.S.

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Origin and Etymology of chinese hat plant

so called from its large spreading calyx


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