Weinmannia

noun
Wein·​man·​nia | \ wīnˈmanēə \

Definition of Weinmannia

: a large genus of shrubs and trees (family Cunoniaceae) that are found chiefly in the southern hemisphere and have opposite mostly simple leaves, racemose flowers, a free ovary, and 2-celled 2-valved capsules — see tenio

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History and Etymology for Weinmannia

New Latin, from J. W. Weinmann, 18th century German apothecary + New Latin -ia

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“Weinmannia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Weinmannia. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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