Quiinaceae

plural noun Qui·i·na·ce·ae \ˌkwīəˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Quiinaceae

  1. :  a family of tropical American shrubs and trees (order Parietales) with opposite coriaceous leaves, small verticillate flowers in terminal spikes or racemes, and baccate one-seeded fruit

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Origin and Etymology of quiinaceae

New Latin, from Quiina, type genus + -aceae


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