capitalized : a genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs (family Rubiaceae) with corymbs of showy tubular red, scarlet, yellow, and white flowers
plural -s : a plant or flower of the genus Bouvardia

Word History


New Latin, from Charles Bouvard †1658 French physician + New Latin -ia

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“Bouvardia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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