in some classifications
: a genus of North American day-blooming herbs (family Onagraceae) having stamens of unequal length and a 4-angled ovary and often included in Oenothera compare sundrops

Word History


New Latin, from F. G. Kneiff †1832 German physician and botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Kneiffia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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