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  1. Jacquinia, genus Jacquinia(noun)

    sometimes placed in family Myrsinaceae

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  1. Jacquinia

    Jacquinia is a genus of evergreen shrubs and trees in the family Theophrastaceae, native to Central America and the Caribbean. The genus was established by Linnaeus in 1760 and named by him in honor of Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin. There are about 86 species. IPNI.


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