Taiwania

noun
Tai·wa·nia | \tīˈwānēə\

Definition of Taiwania 

: a genus of tall evergreen trees of the cypress family (Cupressaceae) of eastern Asia consisting of a single slow-growing species (Taiwania cryptomerioides) that has awl- to sickle-shaped leaves when young and small, scalelike, triangular leaves when mature, is valued for its durable, aromatic wood, and is related to and resembles the Japanese cedar

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History and Etymology for Taiwania

New Latin, from Taiwan + New Latin -ia

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