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(Science: botany) A genus of plants related to the banana, found at the Cape of Good hope. They have rigid glaucous distichous leaves, and peculiar richly coloured flowers.

Origin: NL, named after Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and queen of George III of Great Britain.

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Didn't anyone spot the mistake? It's on page 2 right after my post. I used the word Strelitzia Reginae then Victor used the word Orthohepadnavirinae which begins with an O when it should have begun with an E.

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by Navin
Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:40 pm
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