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Noun: velvet plant  vel-vit plãnt
  1. Any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow, white or purplish flowers
    - mullein, flannel leaf
  2. Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs
    - purple velvet plant, royal velvet plant, Gynura aurantiaca

Derived forms: velvet plants

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, houseplant

Part of: genus Gynura, genus Verbascum, Gynura, Verbascum

Encyclopedia: Velvet plant