Colletia

noun
Col·​le·​tia | \ kəˈlēsh(ē)ə, -lētēə \

Definition of Colletia

: a small genus of spiny South American shrubs (family Rhamnaceae) often quite leafless and with small white or yellow flowers — see anchor plant

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History and Etymology for Colletia

New Latin, from Philibert Collet †1718 French jurisconsult and botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Colletia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colletia. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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