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philippic

a bitter or impassioned speech of denunciation; invective
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Br Cycas revoluta Thunb.) or by their flowers (Mussaenda philippica Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Polianthes tuberosa L.) or by their fruits (Crescentia cujete L.).
(52) Probably based on what he read in Theopompus's Philippica.
Dominant tree species are Mussaenda philippica, Physalis angulata, Artocarpus blancoi, Albizia lebbeck, and Rubus rosaefolius.