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aspidistra
American English: /ˌæspəˈdɪstrə/
British English: /ˌaspɪˈdɪstrə/

Translation of aspidistra in Spanish:

noun

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    • As a rule of thumb, it's hard to go wrong with classics like the parlour palm, dracaenas, rubber plants, aspidistra (I've always fancied a variegated one), cacti, succulents and the umbrella plant.
    • More than 26,000 people made the trip to inspect the acers and aspidistras at what is fast becoming one of the best, and best-loved, horticultural events in the North of England.
    • Ivy and aspidistras make excellent hall companions, as do bowls of spring buds that can later be transplanted outside.

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