Pavetta

noun
Pa·​vet·​ta | \ pəˈvetə\

Definition of Pavetta

: a genus of tropical Old World shrubs (family Rubiaceae) having white corymbose flowers with long-exserted styles and being chiefly of interest for the nitrogen-fixing bacteria found in structures resembling warts on the leaves of various species

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History and Etymology for Pavetta

New Latin, from Sinhalese pāwaṭṭā

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