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schefflera

[shef-ler-uh, shef-leer-uh] /ˈʃɛf lər ə, ʃɛfˈlɪər ə/
noun
1.
any of various tropical trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Schefflera, of the ginseng family, having glossy, palmately compound leaves and often cultivated as a houseplant.
2.
a similar, related plant, Brassaia actinophylla.
Origin of schefflera
< New Latin (1776), after J. C. Scheffler, 18th century German botanist; see -a2
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