Engelmannia

noun

En·​gel·​man·​nia
ˌeŋgəlˈmanēə
: a genus of North American herbs (family Compositae) resembling sunflowers and having pinnatifid leaves and large yellow flower heads

Word History

Etymology

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 25 May. 2024.

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