Engelmannia

noun
En·​gel·​man·​nia | \ ˌeŋgəlˈmanēə \

Definition of Engelmannia

: a genus of North American herbs (family Compositae) resembling sunflowers and having pinnatifid leaves and large yellow flower heads

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History and Etymology for Engelmannia

New Latin, from George Engelmann †1884 American botanist born in Germany + New Latin -ia

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“Engelmannia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Engelmannia. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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