Buxbaumia

noun
Bux·​bau·​mia | \ ˌbəksˈbȯmēə \

Definition of Buxbaumia

: a genus of mosses (order Buxbaumiales) having a capsule which is placed obliquely on the erect stalk and resembles a small bug

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History and Etymology for Buxbaumia

New Latin, after J.C.Buxbaum †1730 German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Buxbaumia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Buxbaumia. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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