from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A herbaceous climbing vine (Boussingaultia baselloides) very popular in cultivation, having shining entire leaves and racemes of small fragrant white flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An elegant climbing herb with bright-green fleshy leaves, long clusters of small white spicy-fragrant flowers, and a perennial tuberous root. It is a chenopodiaceous plant, Boussingaultia baselloides, from the Andes.
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