Boerhavia

noun Boer·ha·via \bu̇rˈhāvēə, -ˈhäv-\

Definition of Boerhavia

  1. :  a genus of widely distributed pubescent or glandular tropical herbs (family Nyctaginaceae) having small apetalous flowers and club-shaped ribbed fruit

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Origin and Etymology of boerhavia

New Latin, alteration of Boerhaavia


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