Colletia

noun Col·le·tia \kəˈlēsh(ē)ə, -lētēə\

Definition of Colletia

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of colletia

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


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