Marsdenia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n Marsdenia (Bot) A genus of plants of the Milkweed family, mostly woody climbers with fragrant flowers, several species of which furnish valuable fiber, and one species (Marsdenia tinctoria) affords indigo.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. From W. Marsden, an English author

Usage

In literature:

Marsdenia tinctoria, OR BROAD-LEAFED INDIGO.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
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