Definition of wichuraiana
: 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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