Knightia

noun Knight·ia \ˈnītēə\

Definition of Knightia

  1. :  a small genus of Australasian trees or shrubs (family Proteaceae) with alternate leathery leaves, showy racemose flowers, and follicular fruit — see rewa-rewa

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Origin and Etymology of knightia

New Latin, from Thomas A. Knight †1838 English plant physiologist + New Latin -ia


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