bougainvillaea[bo͞oˌgən-vĭlˈē-ə, -vĭlˈyə, -vēˈə, bōˌ-]
bougainvillaea definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Variant of bougainvillea.
Variant of bougainvillea
any of a genus (Bougainvillea) of woody tropical vines of the four-o'clock family, having inconspicuous flowers surrounded by large, showy purple or red bracts
Origin: Modern Latin after Louis Antoine de Bougainville