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malpighiaceous

/ mælˌpɪɡɪˈeɪʃəs /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Malpighiaceae, a family of tropical plants many of which are lianas


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Word History and Origins

Origin of malpighiaceous1

C19: from New Latin Malpighia, after Marcello Malpighi

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MalpighiMalpighian corpuscle