Miconia

noun
Mi·​co·​nia | \ mīˈkōnēə\

Definition of Miconia

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

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History and Etymology for Miconia

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

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