Halenia

noun
Ha·​le·​nia | \ həˈlēnēə \

Definition of Halenia

: a genus of herbs (family Gentianaceae) with opposite leaves and spurred flowers — see spurred gentian

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History and Etymology for Halenia

New Latin, from Johann Halen, 19th century German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Halenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Halenia. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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