noun Langs·dorf·fia \(ˈ)laŋz¦dȯ(r)fēə\

Definition of Langsdorffia

  1. :  a genus of parasitic fleshy yellow herbs (family Balanophoraceae) with purplish scales and flowers

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Origin and Etymology of langsdorffia

New Latin, from G. H. von Langsdorff †1852 German physician + New Latin -ia

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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