Leitneria

noun Leit·ne·ria \ lītˈnireə \

Definition of Leitneria

: a genus (coextensive with the family Leitneriaceae) including solely the corkwood (L. floridana) and being commonly isolated in a distinct order near Myricales

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Origin and Etymology of leitneria

New Latin, from Edward F. Leitner, 19th century American botanist + New Latin -ia


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