logania

noun
lo·​ga·​nia | \ lōˈgānēə \

Definition of logania

1 capitalized : the type genus of the family Loganiaceae comprising Australian and New Zealand herbs and subshrubs that are sometimes cultivated for their clusters of pentamerous white to flesh-colored flowers
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Logania

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History and Etymology for logania

New Latin, from James Logan †1751 Irish botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Logania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logania. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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