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  1. genipanoun

    any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rind

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  1. Genipa

    Genipa, the genip-trees, are a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. This genus is closely allied to Gardenia; several Gardenia species were originally placed in Genipa. It is not to be confused with genip, a completely unrelated eudicot. The name is derived from genipapo, the Guianan name for G. americana. The genus is also commonly called jagua, xagua or xaqua. Most authors today restrict Genipa to the New World species, transferring the Old World species to other genera. The ten species from Madagascar, originally described by Drake, are referred to as Genipa sensu Drake. They do not belong to the Rubiaceae tribe Gardenieae like the New World Genipa species and their Australasian relatives, but in the tribe Octotropideae. The Genipa species sensu Drake are better placed in the otherwise South African genus Hyperacanthus. Other species are now in Randia, and a number of additional genera. Altogether, a mere 3 species are nowadays included in Genipa; even of the Neotropical taxa, many are now included in the widespread and variable G. americana.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genipa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genipa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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