loganiaceous

loganiaceous

[loh-gey-nee-ey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Loganiaceae.
Compare logania family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin Loganiace(ae) (see logania, -aceae) + -ous

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loganiaceous (ləʊˌɡeɪnɪˈeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Loganiaceae, a tropical and subtropical family of plants that includes nux vomica, pinkroot, and gelsemium
 
[C19: from New Latin Logania, named after James Logan (1674--1751) Irish-American botanist]

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