Medinilla

noun
Med·​i·​nil·​la | \ˌmedᵊnˈilə\

Definition of Medinilla 

: a large genus of tropical Old World shrubs (family Melastomaceae) often grown for ornament and having fleshy leaves and large panicles of white or pink flowers with showy bracts

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History and Etymology for Medinilla

New Latin, after José de Medinilla y Pineda fl 1820 Spanish governor of the Mariana islands

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