Miconia

noun Mi·co·nia \mīˈkōnēə\

Definition of Miconia

  1. :  a large genus of tropical American shrubs or trees (family Melastomaceae) with small flowers in showy terminal inflorescences

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Origin and Etymology of miconia

New Latin, from Francisco Micó (Micón) 16th century Spanish physician and botanist + New Latin -ia


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