Tabebuia

noun
Tab·​e·​bu·​ia | \ ˌtabēˈbüyə \

Definition of Tabebuia

: a large genus of tropical American shrubs and trees (family Bignoniaceae) having the calyx at first closed and differing from Tecoma chiefly in having digitate instead of pinnate leaves

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History and Etymology for Tabebuia

New Latin, from Tupi tabebuya, a tree, from tacyba ant + bebuya wood

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“Tabebuia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tabebuia. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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