Daviesia

noun
Da·​vie·​sia | \ dāˈvēzh(ē)ə, dəˈ- \

Definition of Daviesia

: a large genus of Australasian shrubs (family Leguminosae) having small yellow or purple flowers succeeded by short triangular pods

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History and Etymology for Daviesia

New Latin, from Hugh Davies †1821 British botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Daviesia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Daviesia. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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