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|Noun||1.||shellflower - showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple|
|2.||shellflower - cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes|
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems