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  1. Talinum, genus Talinum(noun)

    genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs

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  1. talinum(Noun)

    Any of the genus Talinum of herbaceous succulent plants, some with edible leaves.

  2. Origin: From the genus name.

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  1. Talinum

    Talinum is a genus of herbaceous succulent plants in the family Talinaceae whose common names include fameflower and flameflower. Several species bear edible leaves, and Talinum fruticosum is widely grown in tropical regions as a leaf vegetable. Talinum paniculatum is grown as an ornamental plant.


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