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The Poinsettia is a plant that is customarily grown indoors during the Christmas period and used ornamentally because of its red flowers and green leaves, which represent the colors of Christmas. The plant is considered only mildly poisonous and has a worse reputation than it deserves.
The word Poinsettia is named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the US minister to Mexico, who introduced the plant to the United States in 1820.
The correct pronunciation of Poinsettia in English can be phonetically transcribed as Poin-seh-tee-uh.

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