: 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

Word History


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

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“Thevetia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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