Keteleeria

noun
Ket·​e·​lee·​ria | \ ˌketᵊlˈirēə \

Definition of Keteleeria

: a genus of Asiatic conifers (family Pinaceae) that resemble firs and have persistent cone scales and keeled upper leaf surfaces

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History and Etymology for Keteleeria

New Latin, from J.B.Keteleer, 19th century Belgian gardener + New Latin -ia

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“Keteleeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Keteleeria. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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