: a genus of chiefly tropical aquatic or semiaquatic herbs (family Onagraceae) that are closely related to the evening primroses and have a many-seeded capsule and usually entire alternate leaves see primrose willow

Word History


New Latin, irregular from Bernard de Jussieu †1777 French botanist

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

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