Gunnera definition

gŭnər-ə, gə-nĭrə
Any of several plants of the tropical genus Gunnera, having gigantic leaves and small, red to purple drupes.
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Any of several plants, of the genus Gunnera, that have very large leaves and small, reddish drupes.
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Origin of gunnera

  • New Latin Gunnera genus name after Johann Ernst Gunnerus (1718–1773), Norwegian botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition