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  • n. Any of the genus Houttuynia of two species in the Saururaceae native to Southeast Asia.

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  • n. A genus of plants having only one species; East Asian low-growing plant of wet places.

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  • n. one species; east Asian low-growing plant of wet places

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From the genus name.

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