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

Word History


New Latin, after José Torrubia †1768 Spanish naturalist

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“Torrubia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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