: a small genus of tropical Asiatic, Indo-Malayan, and African woody vines (family Combretaceae) having red or orange spicate flowers with a superior calyx whose limb is deciduous from the long tube and a fruit possessed of five wings see rangoon creeper

Word History


New Latin, from Latin quis who + qualis of what kind

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“Quisqualis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quisqualis. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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