Hartmannia

noun

Hart·​man·​nia
härtˈmanēə
in some classifications
: a small genus of American herbs (family Onagraceae) with alternate leaves and showy flowers in spikes or racemes that are usually included in the genus Oenothera

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Emanuel Hartmann, 19th century American botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Hartmannia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hartmannia. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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