Nectandra

noun
Nec·​tan·​dra | \ nekˈtandrə \

Definition of Nectandra

: 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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History and Etymology for Nectandra

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

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“Nectandra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nectandra. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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