Mikania

noun Mi·ka·nia \məˈkānēə\

Definition of Mikania

  1. :  a large genus of mostly tropical American herbaceous or woody vines (family Compositae) with opposite leaves and small discoid heads in panicled clusters — see climbing hempweed

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Origin and Etymology of mikania

New Latin, from J. G. Mikan †1814 Czech botanist + New Latin -ia


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