nandina

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English[edit]

Flowering Nandina domestica

Etymology[edit]

A Latinised version of the Japanese name for the plant, 南天 (ナンテン, nanten), first used by Carl Peter Thunberg.

Noun[edit]

nandina (plural nandinas)

  1. (botany): An ornamental plant, Nandina domestica, native to Eastern Asia, from the Himalayas to Japan. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Nandina.

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