helwingia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants, founded by Willdenow in 1805, of this normal order Araliaceæ, sets Panaceæ, remarkable in getting the tiny sessile and few-flowered umbelets borne regarding the midribs of the leaves near the center.
    • deciduous dioecious shrubs native to woodland thickets in reduced hills in Japan

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