logania

noun lo·ga·nia \lōˈgānēə\

Definition of logania

  1. 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. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Logania

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Origin and Etymology of logania

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


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