Gardenia

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Translingual[edit]

Gardenia flower

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, named by botanist Job Bicknell Ellis (1829-1905) after Scottish physician and botanist, living in South Carolina, Alexander Garden (1730-1791).[1][2] +‎ -ia

Proper noun[edit]

Gardenia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Rubiaceae — the gardenias.

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  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.