- Philadelphus coronarius
- genus Syringa
Origin of Syringa
New Latin, from Ancient Greek stem of σῦριγξ (surinx, “shepherd's pipe, quill”) (from the hollow stem of the plant, used to make pipes and flutes)
New Latin from Greek surinx suring- shepherd's pipe (from the use of its hollow stems to make pipes)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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