Guilandina

noun Guil·an·di·na \ ˌgwilənˈdīnə , -dēnə \

Definition of Guilandina

in some classifications
: a genus that comprises tropical American woody vines, scrambling shrubs, and trees having seeds enclosed in large prickly pods and that is usually included in the genus Caesalpinia

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Origin and Etymology of guilandina

New Latin, after Guilandini (Melchior Wieland) †1589 Prussian botanist in Italy


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