Thunbergia

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thunbergia

(θʊnˈbɜːdʒɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the typically climbing tropical genus Thunbergia such as black-eyed Susan: family Acanthaceae
[named after K. P. Thunberg (1743–1822), Swedish traveller and botanist]
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Noun1.thunbergia - a genus of herbs or vines of the family AcanthaceaeThunbergia - a genus of herbs or vines of the family Acanthaceae
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Acanthaceae, acanthus family, family Acanthaceae - widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
black-eyed Susan, black-eyed Susan vine, Thunbergia alata - tropical African climbing plant having yellow flowers with a dark purple center
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