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any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico abelia
bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus Abelmoschus moschatus , abelmosk , Hibiscus moschatus , musk mallow
tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States Abutilon theophrasti , butter-print , China jute , Indian mallow , velvet-leaf , velvetleaf , velvetweed
long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game Acinonyx jubatus , cheetah , chetah
dark brown crested bird of southeastern Asia Acridotheres tristis , crested myna
ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings Actinidia polygama , silver vine , silvervine
terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia and Africa Actiniopteris , genus Actiniopteris
mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia adder's fern , common polypody , golden maidenhair , golden polypody , Polypodium vulgare , sweet fern , wall fern
small genus of trees of tropical Asia and Pacific areas Adenanthera , genus Adenanthera
ancient name for the coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) Aeolia , Aeolis
deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia Aesculus , genus Aesculus
mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south Afghanistan , Islamic State of Afghanistan
large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa Afrasian , Afrasian language , Afro-Asiatic , Afroasiatic , Afroasiatic language , Hamito-Semitic
woolly-stemmed biennial arborescent shrub of tropical Africa and southern Asia having silvery-white prickly branches, clusters of blue or white flowers, and bright red berries resembling holly berries African holly , Solanum giganteum
epiphytic ferns of tropical Asia Aglaomorpha , genus Aglaomorpha
climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen Aglaonema , genus Aglaonema
slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia Agrostis alba , Poa nemoralis , wood meadowgrass
yam of tropical Africa and Asia cultivated for it large tubers air potato , Dioscorea bulbifera
republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq Al-Iraq , Irak , Iraq , Republic of Iraq
floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas Aldrovanda vesiculosa , waterwheel plant
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