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Noun: painted leaf
  1. Poinsettia of United States and eastern Mexico; often confused with Euphorbia heterophylla
    - fire-on-the-mountain, Mexican fire plant, Euphorbia cyathophora
  2. Tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
    - poinsettia, Christmas star, Christmas flower, lobster plant, Mexican flameleaf, Euphorbia pulcherrima

Derived forms: painted leaves

Type of: spurge

Part of: Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia