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

Word History


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

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“Guilandina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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