Thevetia

noun
The·​ve·​tia | \ thə̇ˈvēsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Thevetia

: a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Apocynaceae) having alternate entire leaves and large cymose flowers with a campanulate corolla that has overlapping lobes

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History and Etymology for Thevetia

New Latin, from André Thévet †1592 French traveler and author + New Latin -ia

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“Thevetia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thevetia. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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