variants or less commonly wichura
or wichura rose
plural -s
: an Asiatic rose (Rosa wichuraiana) which has prostrate creeping stems and from which several rambler roses have been developed

Word History


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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“Wichuraiana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wichuraiana. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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