Bougainvillea

Buganvilla menor (Bougainvillea glabra), flores de buganvilla Arbusto decorativo grande y exuberante con flores de color carmesí brillante y hojas verdes

Bougainvillea spectabilis 

Sinónimos:
Flor de papel
Bougainvillea (Wiktionary)

English

Wikispecies

Alternative forms

  • bougainvillaea

Etymology

Named after French admiral and explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbuː.ɡənˈvɪl.ɪ.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbu.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/, /ˌboʊ.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/

Noun

bougainvillea (plural bougainvilleas)

  1. Any of several South American flowering shrubs or lianas, of the genus Bougainvillea, having three showy, colorful bracts attached below each group of three inconspicuous flowers.

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