Mirabilis jalapa


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Noun1.Mirabilis jalapa - common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoonMirabilis jalapa - common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon
four o'clock - any of several plants of the genus Mirabilis having flowers that open in late afternoon
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Hyaluronic acid locks in essential moisture, with extracts of mirabilis jalapa and orange blossom milk, to soothe, nourish and hydrate.
While in Lima, Luis Tolentino was introduced to an indigenous vegetation called Mirabilis jalapa.
Sheikh, "An 8-hydroxyoctadeca-cis-11,14-dienoic acid from Mirabilis jalapa seed oil," Phytochemistry, vol.
For instance, the Kavirajes of Paikgacha used the plants Pterocarpus santalinus, Moringa oleifera, Mirabilis jalapa, Zizyphus mauritiana, Nicotiana alata, and Cissus quadrangularis for treatment of indigestion.
Night-blooming plants include Silene alba (white campion), a wild flower with delicate, evening scented white flowers, Ipomoea alba (moonflower), a night-blooming relative of the Morning Glory, and Mirabilis jalapa, also known as Four O'Clock, a native of Peru which offers both trumpet-shaped flowers and a jasmine scent.