Hartogia

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Har·​to·​gia
härˈtōjēə

taxonomic synonym of agathosma

Hartogia

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noun

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: a genus of southern African plants (family Rutaceae) having white or purplish flowers with long-clawed petals, five stamens, and five conspicuous staminodia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from J. Hartog, 18th century Dutch traveler + New Latin -ia

Noun

New Latin, from J. Hartog + New Latin -ia

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“Hartogia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hartogia. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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