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dicentra


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dicentra  \Di*cen"tra\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  di-  =  di`s-  twice  +  ? 
  spur.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  herbaceous  plants,  with  racemes  of  two-spurred  or 
  heart-shaped  flowers,  including  the  Dutchman's  breeches,  and 
  the  more  showy  Bleeding  heart  ({D.  spectabilis}).  [Corruptly 
  written  {dielytra}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Dicentra 
  n  :  North  American  and  Asian  herbs  with  divided  leaves  and 
  irregular  flowers  [syn:  {Dicentra},  {genus  Dicentra}] 




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