• Definition for "pinckneya"
    • A genus of small gamopetalous trees for the…
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pinckneya definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of small gamopetalous trees for the order Rubiaceæ and tribe Condamineæ, sort of the subtribe Pinckneyeæ, described as the woolly corolla-lobes and calyx-tube, by having one sepal dilated into a big rose-colored leaf-like knife.
    • little genus of bushes or small woods of southeastern united states of america and north South America
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