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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Origin and Etymology of jussiaea

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


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