Deschampsia

noun Des·champ·sia \də̇ˈshampsēə\

Definition of Deschampsia

  1. :  a genus of perennial grasses of cold and temperate regions having loose or compact panicles with 2-flowered spikelets

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Origin and Etymology of deschampsia

New Latin, from Jean L. A. Loiseleur-Deslongchamps †1849 French botanist + New Latin -ia


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