banksia rose


noun

a climbing rose, Rosa banksiae, native to China, having long, serrated leaves and white or yellow flowers.

Nearby words

  1. banks,
  2. banks island,
  3. banks, nathaniel prentiss,
  4. banks, sir joseph,
  5. banksia,
  6. bankside,
  7. banksman,
  8. bankstown,
  9. banlieue,
  10. bann

Origin of banksia rose

1885–90; from the specific name, after Sir Joseph Banks; see -ia

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