: a small genus of Old World creeping pubescent herbs (family Scrophulariceae) having pinnately veined oval leaves and flowers with a prominent palate see cancerwort

Word History


New Latin, from Jean Kickx †1831 and his son Jean Kickx †1864 Belgian botanists + New Latin -ia

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“Kickxia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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