Saurauia

noun
Sau·​rau·​ia | \ sȯˈrȯyə \

Definition of Saurauia

: 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

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History and Etymology for Saurauia

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

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“Saurauia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saurauia. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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