Uncaria

noun
Un·​car·​ia | \ ˌəŋˈka(a)rēə\

Definition of Uncaria

: a large genus of chiefly tropical Asiatic woody vines (family Rubiaceae) having axillary heads of yellow flowers with valvate corollas succeeded by large septicidal many-seeded capsules — see gambier

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History and Etymology for Uncaria

New Latin, from Latin uncus hook + New Latin -aria

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