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also bou·gain·vil·lae·a  (bo͞o′gən-vĭl′ē-ə, -vĭl′yə, -vē′ə, bō′-)
Any of several woody shrubs or vines of the genus Bougainvillea of Central and South America, having small flowers surrounded by large usually bright red or purple bracts.

[New Latin Bougainvillea, genus name, after Louis Antoine de Bougainville.]
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Noun1.Bougainvillaea - ornamental tropical woody vines
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Allioniaceae, family Allioniaceae, family Nyctaginaceae, four-o'clock family, Nyctaginaceae - a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
bougainvillea - any of several South American ornamental woody vines of the genus Bougainvillea having brilliant red or purple flower bracts; widely grown in warm regions
نبات الجهنَّـميّـه
felublóm; òríburablóm


(buːgənˈviliə) noun
a vine with small flowers and purple or red leaves.
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Tenders are invited for Raising and maintenance of Bougainvillaea and Plumeria plants as hedge in two lines separately all along the periphery of Sakamuru Central Park over a length of 4000 RMTS, during the year 2018-19 and maintenance for a period of 2 months after planting Opening date : 06 Feb 2019
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