Flaveria

noun
Fla·​ve·​ria | \ -ˈvirēə \

Definition of Flaveria

: a genus of chiefly tropical American herbs (family Compositae) with opposite leaves and small yellow flowers in clustered heads

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History and Etymology for Flaveria

New Latin, perhaps irregular from Latin flavus yellow

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“Flaveria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flaveria. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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