Burmannia

noun Bur·man·nia \(ˌ)bərˈmanēə\

Definition of Burmannia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Burmanniaceae) of slender herbs native to warm regions and having leaves resembling scales and flowers with a 3-angled or 3-winged perianth

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Origin and Etymology of burmannia

New Latin, from Johannes Burmann †1779 Dutch botanist + New Latin -ia


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