Definition of Kosteletzkya
: a small genus of herbs of the family Malvaceae that are native chiefly to the southern U.S. and tropical America and that differ from the mallows in having a single ovule in each cell of the ovary
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Origin and Etymology of kosteletzkya
New Latin, from V. F. Kosteletzky †1887 Bohemian botanist
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