Berteroa

noun

Ber·​te·​roa
ˌbər-tē-ˈrō-ə,
(ˌ)bər-ˈter-ə-wə
: a small genus of Eurasian herbs (family Cruciferae) with narrow entire leaves, white racemose flowers, and oblong or nearly round pods see hoary alyssum

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, after Carlo G. Bertero †1831 Italian botanist

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“Berteroa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Berteroa. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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