Justicia

noun
Jus·​ti·​cia | \ ˌjəˈstishēə \

Definition of Justicia

: a genus of perennial herbs or shrubs (family Acanthaceae) growing in water or wet places and having entire leaves and small flowers in long-peduncled axillary spikes or heads — see water willow

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History and Etymology for Justicia

New Latin, from James Justice, 18th century Scottish horticulturist + New Latin -ia

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“Justicia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Justicia. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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