Boussingaultia

noun
Bous·​sin·​gaul·​tia | \ ˌbüsᵊnˈgȯltēə \

Definition of Boussingaultia

: 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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History and Etymology for Boussingaultia

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

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“Boussingaultia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boussingaultia. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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