Physostigma

noun

Phy·​so·​stig·​ma ˌfī-sə-ˈstig-mə How to pronounce Physostigma (audio)
: a genus of African woody vines of the legume family including one (P. venenosum) whose fruit is the Calabar bean

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“Physostigma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Physostigma. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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