Definition of Carludovica
: a genus of tropical American erect or climbing palmlike plants (family Cyclanthaceae) differing from the palms in having tetramerous flowers and many-seeded fruit — see jipijapa
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Origin and Etymology of carludovica
New Latin, after Charles IV (Carolus) †1819 king of Spain, and Maria Luisa (Ludovica) †1819 his queen
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