What is another word for Sophonias?

28 synonyms found


[ səfˈə͡ʊni͡əz], [ səfˈə‍ʊni‍əz], [ s_ə_f_ˈəʊ_n_iə_z]

Synonyms for Sophonias:

How to use "Sophonias" in context?

Sophonias is a genus of five species of evergreen shrubs which grow to 1-3 m high, with opposite, thinly foliated leaves. The flowers are bell-shaped, with five white petals, and are ranged in colour from deep rose to white. The fruit is a tube which splits into three valves when ripe, containing a single blackberry-sized berry. The genus is native to the mountains of the Northern Hemisphere, from Europe and North America to Asia Minor and the Caucasus.

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