Nectandra

noun Nec·tan·dra \nekˈtandrə\

Definition of Nectandra

  1. :  a large genus of tropical American trees of the family Lauraceae having pinnately veined leaves and small paniculate flowers — see bebeeru, greenheart

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Origin and Etymology of nectandra

New Latin, from Latin nectar + New Latin -andra; from the nectar glands of the anthers


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