Dillenia

noun
Dil·​le·​nia | \ də̇ˈlēnēə \

Definition of Dillenia

: a genus of East Indian trees and shrubs (family Dilleniaceae) having panicles of large showy white or yellow flowers with numerous stamens

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History and Etymology for Dillenia

New Latin, from Johann J. Dillen †1747 German botanist in England + New Latin -ia

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“Dillenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dillenia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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