Car·​pen·​te·​ria | \ ˌkärpənˈtirēə\

Definition of Carpenteria

: a genus of California evergreen shrubs (family Saxifragaceae) comprising a single species (C. californica) having opposite leaves and showy fragrant white flowers in few-flowered terminal clusters

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History and Etymology for Carpenteria

New Latin, from William M. Carpenter †1848 American physician + New Latin -ia

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