a green variety of tourmaline used as a gem: not a true emerald.
a pale yellowish-green beryl too light to be classified as a true emerald.
a tropical American twining plant, Manettia inflata, of the madder family, having opposite, lance-shaped leaves and a red, tubular flower with yellow tips, grown in the southern U.S. as a trellis plant.
a Brazilian shrub, Psidium guineense, of the myrtle family, having white-fleshed, greenish-yellow, bitter fruit.
a tropical vine, Ipomoea setosa, having purplish, stiff hairs on the stem and rose-purple flowers.
a small Brazilian evergreen tree or shrub, Schinus terebinthifolius, of the cashew family, having inconspicuous white flowers and bright red fruit: the berries are used for Christmas decorations.