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- 1. shellflower, shell-flower, turtlehead, snakehead, snake-head, Chelone glabra, marsh plant, bog plant, swamp plant
- usage: showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
- 2. shellflower, shall-flower, shell ginger, Alpinia Zerumbet, Alpinia speciosa, Languas speciosa, ginger
- usage: cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
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