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gas plant

noun
1.
a plant, Dictamnus albus, of the rue family, native to Eurasia, having clusters of white or reddish flowers and strong-smelling foliage that emits a flammable vapor.
Also called fraxinella, dittany.
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gas plant

noun
1.
an aromatic white-flowered Eurasian rutaceous plant, Dictamnus albus, that emits a vapour capable of being ignited Also called burning bush, dittany, fraxinella
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fraxinella

ornamental, gland-covered perennial herb, of the rue family (Rutaceae), native to Eurasia. The flowers (white or pink) and the leaves give off a strong aromatic vapour which can be ignited, hence the names gas plant and burning bush.

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