pan amiga

panamiga

[pan-uh-mee-guh]
noun
a low South American foliage plant, Pilea involucrata, of the nettle family, having toothed, velvety, brownish-green leaves and small, green flowers in clusters.

Origin:
apparently pan- or Pan(-American) + Spanish amiga (female) friend (< Latin amīca), the plant having at one time been publicized as “the Pan-American friendship plant”

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panamiga

noun
low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers [syn: friendship plant
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