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Meaning of duranta

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is the common name of a plant and also the name of a genus of plants belonging to the family Verbenaceae. In Colombia we also call it Adonis. They are used to make hedges and park rangers. The genus Duranta was established in honor of Castor Durantes, an Italian botanist.



DURANTA: Plant verbenacea of tropical America





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