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  1. Ilex vomitoria

    Ilex vomitoria, commonly known as yaupon or yaupon holly, is a species of holly that is native to southeastern North America. The word yaupon was derived from its Catawban name, yopún, which is a diminutive form of the word yop, meaning "tree". Another common name, cassina, was borrowed from the Timucua language.

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  1. Ilex vomitoria

    A plant species of the family AQUIFOLIACEAE. It has been used to induce vomiting in purification rites.

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