: a genus of trees and shrubs (family Dilleniaceae) with toothed parallel-veined leaves and paniculate pentamerous flowers followed by a baccate fruit that is edible in some Mexican species

Word History


New Latin, from Count F. J. von Saurau †1832 Austrian statesman + New Latin -ia

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“Saurauia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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