Mirabilis jalapa

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  • noun

Synonyms for Mirabilis jalapa

common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon

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These pigments show up in four-o'clocks (Mirabilisjalapa), portulacas, and certain other flashy flowers related to carnations, cacti, and bougainvilleas.
15 Nature, the researchers report that four-o'clocks have both fluorescent and antifluorescent pigments.