Indies

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tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus Abelmoschus esculentus , gumbo , Hibiscus esculentus , lady's-finger , okra , okra plant
surgeon fish of the West Indies Acanthurus chirurgus , doctor-fish , doctorfish
Australian tree resembling the black mangrove of the West Indies and Florida Aegiceras majus , black mangrove
semiparasitic herb with purple or white or pink flowers; grows in the United States and West Indies Agalinis , genus Agalinis
rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium ageratum , Conoclinium coelestinum , Eupatorium coelestinum , mist-flower , mistflower
agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food agouti , Dasyprocta aguti
fern of Florida and West Indies and Central America with rhizome densely clad in grown hairs Anemia adiantifolia , pine fern
British colony in the West Indies Anguilla
native or inhabitant of the island of Anguilla in the West Indies Anguillan
shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye anil , Indigofera anil , Indigofera suffruticosa
group of islands in the West Indies Antilles
annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico Argemone mexicana , Mexican poppy
large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia arishth , Azadirachta indica , margosa , Melia Azadirachta , neem , neem tree , nim tree
found in West Indies; lives in mantle cavity of a living conch Astropogon stellatus , conchfish
trees native to East Indies having pinnate leaves: carambolas Averrhoa , genus Averrhoa
mangrove of the West Indies and the southern Florida coast; occurs in dense thickets and has numerous short roots that bend up from the ground Avicennia marina , black mangrove
shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts Baccharis halimifolia , consumption weed , cotton-seed tree , groundsel bush , groundsel tree
easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles north of Venezuela Barbados
tropical American fern cultivated for its finely divided greyish-green foliage; West Indies and southern Mexico to Peru and Brazil basket fern , Nephrolepis pectinata , toothed sword fern
small evergreen tree of the southern United States and West Indies a source of lignum vitae wood bastard lignum vitae , Guaiacum sanctum
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