Lady Campbell

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Lady Campbell (plural Lady Campbells)

  1. The plant Echium plantagineum.
    1983: A certain Lady Campbell, during the construction of the Great Southern Railway through Western Australian in 1889 also helped by introducing it as a garden flower at her home not far from Broomehill. It then followed the construction of the line.Weekend Australian newspaper, 25 June 1983, page 10. Quoted in G. A. Wilkes, A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms, second edition, 1985, Sydney University Press, ISBN 0-424-00113-6.

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