Knightia

noun
Knight·​ia | \ ˈnītēə \

Definition of Knightia

: 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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History and Etymology for Knightia

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

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“Knightia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Knightia. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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