noun wi·chu·rai·ana \wə̇ˌchu̇rēˈanə, -rəˈya-, -änə\
variants: less commonly


\wə̇ˈchu̇rə\ or

wichura rose

Definition of wichuraiana



  1. :  an Asiatic rose (Rosa wichuraiana) which has prostrate creeping stems and from which several rambler roses have been developed

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Origin and Etymology of wichuraiana

wichuraiana from New Latin (specific epithet of Rosa wichuraiana), from M. E. Wichura †1866 German lawyer and botanist + New Latin -iana, -ana, from Latin, feminine of -ianus, -anus -an; wichura from M. E. Wichura

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