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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a genus of shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of tropical plants, natural order Rubiace√¶, consisting of small, often climbing shrubs, natives of America, with funnel-shaped yellowish flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World


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