Brunnichia

noun
Brun·​nich·​ia | \ (ˌ)brəˈnikēə \

Definition of Brunnichia

: a small genus of herbaceous vines (family Polygonaceae) having climbing tendrils, broad leaves, and inconspicuous racemose flowers — see buckwheat vine

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History and Etymology for Brunnichia

New Latin, from M.T.Brünnich †1827 Danish naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Brunnichia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brunnichia. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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