Calycophyllum

noun
Ca·​ly·​co·​phyl·​lum

Definition of Calycophyllum

: a genus of tropical American trees (family Rubiaceae) of medium to large size characterized by smooth shiny reddish or brown shredding bark — see dagame

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History and Etymology for Calycophyllum

New Latin, from calyc- + -phyllum

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“Calycophyllum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Calycophyllum. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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