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sinningia

[ si-nin-jee-uh ]
/ sɪˈnɪn dʒi ə /
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noun
any of various tropical American plants belonging to the genus Sinningia, of the gesneria family, including the gloxinia and other species cultivated as houseplants for their variously colored flowers.
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Origin of sinningia

<New Latin (1825), after Wilhelm Sinning (1794–1874), German horticulturist; see -ia
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