Justicia

noun Jus·ti·cia \ˌjəˈstishēə\

Definition of Justicia

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of justicia

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


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Justicia


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