Knightia

noun

Knight·​ia
ˈnītēə
: a small genus of Australasian trees or shrubs (family Proteaceae) with alternate leathery leaves, showy racemose flowers, and follicular fruit see rewa-rewa

Word History

Etymology

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 3 Dec. 2022.

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