Hottonia

noun
Hot·​to·​nia | \häˈtōnēə\

Definition of Hottonia 

: a genus of aquatic herbs (family Primulaceae) with submerged crowded leaves and small white or purplish racemose flowers — see featherfoil

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History and Etymology for Hottonia

New Latin, from Peter Hotton †1709 Dutch botanist + New Latin -ia

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