- belonging to the plant family Loganiaceae.
Compare logania family.
Origin of loganiaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Loganiaceae, a tropical and subtropical family of plants that includes nux vomica, pinkroot, and gelsemium
C19: from New Latin Logania, named after James Logan (1674–1751) Irish-American botanist
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