bougainvillea
also bougainvillaea noun Etymology: New Latin, from Louis Antoine de Bougainville Date: 1849 any of a genus (Bougainvillaea) of the four-o'clock family of ornamental tropical American woody vines and shrubs with brilliant purple or red floral bracts

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