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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“Jussiaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jussiaea. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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