Any of various evergreen tropical American plants of the genus Anthurium, grown as ornamentals for their attractive leaves and their showy, often red spathes.
[New LatinAnthūrium, genus name : ANTH(O)– + Greekourā, tail; see ors- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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