Hechtia

noun
Hech·​tia | \ ˈhektēə, -kshēə \

Definition of Hechtia

: a genus of Mexican desert herbs (family Bromeliaceae) with rosettes of spiny leaves and ornamental floral bracts

History and Etymology for Hechtia

New Latin, from J. G. H. Hecht †1837 Prussian counselor + New Latin -ia

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“Hechtia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hechtia. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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