Jacksonia

noun Jack·so·nia \jakˈsōnēə\

Definition of Jacksonia

  1. :  a large genus of yellow-flowered Australian shrubs (family Leguminosae) with very variable leaves some of which are like needles and others merely phyllodia

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Origin and Etymology of jacksonia

New Latin, from George Jackson 19th century British botanist + New Latin -ia


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