Ly·​o·​nia | \ līˈōnēə\

Definition of Lyonia

: a genus of upright shrubs (family Ericaceae) that have white or pinkish flowers in axillary or terminal clusters with urceolate or cylindric corolla, anthers opening by terminal pores, and a capsular many-seeded fruit

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History and Etymology for Lyonia

New Latin, from John Lyon †ab 1818 Scottish gardener and collector of American plants + New Latin -ia

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