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|Bixa orellana, arnotto dye plant, 'alaea, lipstick plant. Evergreen shrub from tropical America with attractive pink or white flowers. The prickly fruits contain 50 or so seeds with a scarlet, waxy covering that yields a bright yellow dye. The dye is used commercially in cosmetics and to color such foods as butter, cheese, and chocolates.|
|Cochlospermum vitifolium, buttercup tree.|
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