Boussingaultia

noun Bous·sin·gaul·tia \ˌbüsənˈgȯltēə\

Definition of Boussingaultia

  1. :  a small genus of graceful succulent perennial vines (family Basellaceae) found in tropical America with pedicellate flowers in axillary and terminal spikelike racemes — see madeira vine

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Origin and Etymology of boussingaultia

New Latin, from J.B.J.D.Boussingault †1887 French chemist + New Latin -ia


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