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A medicinal perennial herb (Belamcanda chinensis syn. Iris domestica) native to East Asia, having sword-shaped leaves, usually orange showy flowers with red spots, and shiny seeds in clusters resembling blackberries. Also called leopard flower, leopard lily.
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