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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small genus of Chilian cruciferous herbs with laciniate purple or white petals. One of them, S. Walkeri, is grown as a flower-garden annual. It reaches a height of one or two feet and bears sessile sinuate or entire leaves and many fragrant white flowers.

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  • n. a dainty South American annual having deeply pinnatifid leaves and racemes of fringed almond-scented purple-white flowers

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