Hottonia

noun

Hot·​to·​nia
häˈtōnēə
: a genus of aquatic herbs (family Primulaceae) with submerged crowded leaves and small white or purplish racemose flowers see featherfoil

Word History

Etymology

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

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

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