Nyctaginia definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A genus comprising one species.
  • noun:
    • A genus of apetalous flowers, belonging to the tribe Mirabilieæ and also the subtribe Boerhaavieæ, understood by its many-flowered involucre of several individual bracts.
    • a caryophyllaceous genus of household Nyctaginaceae having just one species

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