genus Pinckneya


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Noun1.genus Pinckneya - small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Rubiaceae, madder family, Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
bitter-bark, Georgia bark, Pinckneya pubens, fever tree - ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever