Descurainia

noun
Des·cu·rain·ia | \ ˌdekəˈrānēə , ˌdāk- \

Definition of Descurainia 

: a genus of annual or biennial herbs (family Cruciferae) of America and Europe differing from members of the genus Sisymbrium in having a pubescence of stellate or forked hairs and comprising the tansy mustards — see tansy mustard

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History and Etymology for Descurainia

New Latin, from François Déscourian †1740 French botanist + New Latin -ia

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