Vismia

noun Vis·mia \ ˈvismēə \

Definition of Vismia

:a small genus of tropical American or African trees and shrubs (family Guttiferae) with a resinous bark and usually woolly terminal or axillary panicles of white, yellow, or brownish flowers

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Origin and Etymology of vismia

New Latin, from Visme, 18th century Portuguese botanist + New Latin -ia


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