Diascia

noun
Di·​as·​cia | \ dīˈash(ē)ə \

Definition of Diascia

: a genus of chiefly annual southern African herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) having 2-lipped flowers with the lower lip 2-spurred

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History and Etymology for Diascia

New Latin, from di- + Greek askos wineskin, bladder, belly + New Latin -ia; from the two sacs that grow on the corolla

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“Diascia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diascia. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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