[kruh-san-druh, -sahn-, kraw-] /krəˈsæn drə, -ˈsɑn-, krɔ-/

any of several plants of the genus Crossandra, native to Africa and Asia, especially C. infundibuliformis, having glossy leaves and red-orange flowers and sometimes cultivated as a houseplant.
any shrub of the free-flowering mostly African genus Crossandra, grown in greenhouses for their large yellow, lilac, or orange flowers: family Acanthaceae


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