Brunonia

noun Bru·no·nia \brüˈnōnēə, -ōnyə\

Definition of Brunonia

  1. :  a genus (coextensive with the family Brunoniaceae of the order Campanulales) of Australian herbs with radical leaves and a long-stalked globular head of showy blue flowers

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Origin and Etymology of brunonia

New Latin, irregular from Robert Brown †1858 Scottish botanist + New Latin -ia


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