Borrichia

noun

Bor·​rich·​ia
bəˈrikēə
: a small genus of low shrubby American herbs (family Compositae) having coriaceous or fleshy opposite leaves and solitary heads of yellow flowers with blackish anthers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Olaus Borrichius †1690 Danish medical writer + New Latin -ia

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“Borrichia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Borrichia. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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