Boehmeria

noun
Boeh·​me·​ria | \ bāˈmirēə, bōˈm- \

Definition of Boehmeria

: a large and widely distributed genus of trees, shrubs, and herbs (family Urticaceae) with glomerate flowers in spikes — see ramie

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History and Etymology for Boehmeria

New Latin, from G.R.Boehmer (Böhmer) †1803 German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Boehmeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boehmeria. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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