Jussiaea

noun
Jus·si·aea | \ˌjəsēˈēə\

Definition of Jussiaea 

: 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

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History and Etymology for Jussiaea

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

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