erinus

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erinus (ɪˈraɪnəs)
 
n
any plant of the scrophulariaceous genus Erinus, native to S Africa and S Europe, esp E. alpinus, grown as a rock plant for its white, purple, or carmine flowers
 
[New Latin, from Greek erinos, an unidentified plant]

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