: a large genus of American shrubs (family Ericaceae) comprising the true huckleberries and being distinguished by a 10-locular 10-ovuled ovary and anthers without awns

Word History


New Latin, from J. L. Gay-Lussac + New Latin -ia

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“Gaylussacia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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