Dombeya

noun
Dom·​beya | \ dämˈbāə, ˈdämbēə \

Definition of Dombeya

: a genus of African shrubs or small trees (family Sterculiaceae) having palmately nerved leaves, showy flowers with five petals, and capsular fruit

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History and Etymology for Dombeya

New Latin, after Joseph Dombey †1794 French botanist

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“Dombeya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dombeya. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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