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bignonia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bignonia  \Big*no"ni*a\,  n.  [Named  from  the  Abb['e]  Bignon.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  large  genus  of  American,  mostly  tropical,  climbing  shrubs, 
  having  compound  leaves  and  showy  somewhat  tubular  flowers. 
  {B.  capreolata}  is  the  cross  vine  of  the  Southern  United 
  States.  The  trumpet  creeper  was  formerly  considered  to  be  of 
  this  genus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bignonia 
  n  :  1  species:  cross  vine  [syn:  {Bignonia},  {genus  Bignonia}] 




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