Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea minore (Bougainvillea glabra), fiori di bougainvillea Grande cespuglio decorativo lussureggiante con fiori cremisi e foglie verdi.

Bougainvillea spectabilis 

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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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