gunnera

gunnera

[guhn-er-uh, guh-neer-uh]
noun
any tropical plant of the genus Gennera, native to South America, having enormous leaves resembling rhubarb.
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gunnera (ˈɡʌnərə)
 
n
any herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Gunnera, found throughout the S hemisphere and cultivated for its large leaves
 
[C18: named after J. E. Gunnerus (1718--73), Norwegian bishop and botanist]

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