Meaning of Mexican fire-plant

Mex'ican fire'-plant

Pronunciation: (fīr'plant", -plänt"), [key]
  1. a showy plant, Euphorbia heterophylla, of the spurge family, growing in the central U.S. to central South America, having red or mottled red and white bracts. Also called
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