landolphia

noun
lan·dol·phia | \ lanˈdälfēə , -dȯl- \

Definition of landolphia 

1 capitalized : a genus of Old World tropical woody vines (family Apocynaceae) having large yellow or white cymose flowers with narrow lobes succeeded by large berrylike fruits — see congo rubber

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Landolphia

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History and Etymology for landolphia

New Latin, from J. F. Landolphe †1825 French ship captain + New Latin -ia

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