incarvillea

noun
in·​car·​vil·​lea | \ ˌinˌkärˈvilēə \

Definition of incarvillea

1 capitalized : a genus of Asiatic herbs (family Bignoniaceae) with racemose trumpet-shaped flowers
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Incarvillea

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History and Etymology for incarvillea

New Latin, after Pierre d'Incarville †1757 French Jesuit missionary

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“Incarvillea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incarvillea. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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