Miconia

noun

Mi·​co·​nia
mīˈkōnēə
: a large genus of tropical American shrubs or trees (family Melastomaceae) with small flowers in showy terminal inflorescences

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Miconia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Miconia. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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