hardenbergia

hardenbergia

[hahr-dn-bur-jee-uh]
any vine or shrub belonging to the genus Hardenbergia, of the legume family, native to Australia, having evergreen foliage and long clusters of usually purplish flowers.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (1837), after Franziska von Hardenberg, 19th century Austrian noblewoman; see -ia

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