Oldenlandia

noun
Ol·​den·​lan·​dia | \ ˌōldənˈlandēə \

Definition of Oldenlandia

: a large genus of chiefly tropical herbs (family Rubiaceae) with usually enlongated leaves and crowded axillary or terminal cymes of small flowers — see clustered bluet

History and Etymology for Oldenlandia

New Latin, from H.B.Oldenland †ab 1699 Danish physician and botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Oldenlandia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oldenlandia. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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