logania

logania

[loh-gey-nee-uh]
noun
any of several plants or shrubs of the genus Logania, native chiefly to Australia, having small white or pink flowers.
Compare logania family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin: genus name, after James Logan (1674–1751), colonial American botanist, born in Ireland; see -ia

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logania

noun
type genus of the Loganiaceae; Australian and New Zealand shrubs sometimes cultivated for their flowers 
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