Tanghinia

noun Tan·ghin·ia \tanˈginēə, taŋˈg\

Definition of Tanghinia

  1. :  a genus of Madagascan trees (family Apocynaceae) having evergreen oblanceolate leaves clustered at the ends of the branches and terminal cymes of small white flowers — see ordeal tree 1

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Origin and Etymology of tanghinia

New Latin, from Malagasy tanging + New Latin -ia


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