noun Floer·kea \ˈflərkēə, ˈflȯr-, ˈfler-\

Definition of Floerkea

  1. :  a small genus of aquatic or marsh herbs (family Limnanthaceae) having pinnately divided leaves and small solitary flowers with three sepals and three petals — see false mermaid

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Origin and Etymology of floerkea

New Latin, after Heinrich G. Floerke †1835 German botanist

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to cast off or become cast off

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