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 for Bassia scoparia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  firebush \firebush\ n.
     1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen
        jamesonii) having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers;
        grown as an ornamental or houseplant.
     Syn: marmalade bush, Streptosolen jamesonii.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. A densely branched Eurasian plant ({Bassia scoparia)
        whose foliage turns purple-red in autumn; also called
        burning bush.
     Syn: summer cypress, burning bush, belvedere, Bassia
          scoparia, Kochia scoparia.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Bassia scoparia
      n 1: densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red
           in autumn [syn: summer cypress, burning bush, fire
           bush, fire-bush, belvedere, Bassia scoparia, Kochia

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