Hopea

noun
Ho·pea | \ˈhōpēə\

Definition of Hopea 

: a genus of tropical trees (family Dipterocarpaceae) with simple leaves, usually fragrant flowers with one-sided spikes or racemes, and often hard heavy wood — compare merawan

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History and Etymology for Hopea

New Latin, after John Hope †1786 Scottish physician and botanist

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