Torrubia

noun Tor·ru·bia \təˈrübēə\

Definition of Torrubia

  1. :  a genus of tropical American shrubs and trees (family Nyctaginaceae) with fleshy leaves, greenish dioecious panicled flowers, and fleshy fruit — see blolly

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Origin and Etymology of torrubia

New Latin, after José Torrubia †1768 Spanish naturalist


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