Meaning of crossandra


Pronunciation: (kru-san'dru, -sän'-, krô-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several plants of the genus Crossandra, native to Africa and Asia, esp. C. infundibuliformis, having glossy leaves and red-orange flowers and sometimes cultivated as a houseplant. Also called
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