solandra

noun so·lan·dra \sōˈlandrə\

Definition of solandra

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of tall-climbing tropical American shrubs (family Solanaceae) having entire shining leathery leaves and large showy solitary white to yellow usually fragrant flowers — see chalice vine

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Solandra

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Origin and Etymology of solandra

New Latin, after Daniel C. Solander †1782


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