Pinckneya

noun
small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
Syn: ↑genus Pinckneya
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑fever tree, ↑Georgia bark, ↑bitter-bark, ↑Pinckneya pubens

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\\ˈpiŋknēə, piŋkˈnēyə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Charles C. Pinckney died 1825 American statesman
: a genus of trees (family Rubiaceae) having showy pink and purple flowers with large colored bracts — see georgia bark

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  • Pinckneya — P. Mich., Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Rubiaceae Cinchonaceae; Art: P. pubens Mich., Strauch od. Bäumchen in Georgien u. Südcarolina, Mutterpflanze des Cortex febrifugus carolinianus, s. Chinarinde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pinckneya —   Pinckneya …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pinckneya — ID 63886 Symbol Key PINCK Common Name pinckneya Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, GA, SC Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • pinckneya — pinck·neya …   English syllables

  • Pinckneya pubens — noun 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 • Syn: ↑fever tree, ↑Georgia bark, ↑bitter bark • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinckneya Michx. — Symbol PINCK Common Name pinckneya Botanical Family Rubiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pinckneya bracteata — ID 63887 Symbol Key PIBR6 Common Name fevertree Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, GA, SC Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Pinckneya bracteata (Bartram) Raf. — Symbol PIBR6 Common Name fevertree Botanical Family Rubiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pinckneya pubens Michx. — Symbol PIBR6 Synonym Symbol PIPU3 Botanical Family Rubiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • genus Pinckneya — noun small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America • Syn: ↑Pinckneya • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family …   Useful english dictionary

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