Gardenia

Gros plan sur un gardénia blanc

Gardenia jasminoides

Synonymes :
Zhi Zi, Gandhraj
Gardenia (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From New Latin, named after Scottish naturalist Dr. Alexander Garden.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɡɑɹˈdinjə/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɡɑːˈdiːnjə/
  • Hyphenation: gar‧de‧nia

Noun

gardenia (plural gardenias)

  1. Any of various tropical evergreen small trees or shrubs, of the genus Gardenia, having glossy leaves and white flowers.
  2. The flower of these plants.

Translations

See also

  • Cape jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides)

References

  • Gardenia on Wikipedia.
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