eucryphia noun

  1. any tree or shrub of the mostly evergreen genus Eucryphia, native to Australia and S America, having leaves of a dark lustrous green and white flowers: family Eucryphiaceae

Word Origin for eucryphia from Greek eu well + kryphios hidden, from kryptein to hide, referring to the sepals being joined at the top

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