Moehringia

noun Moeh·rin·gia \mōˈrinjēə\

Definition of Moehringia

  1. :  a genus of low herbs (family Caryophyllaceae) growing in the north temperate regions and having opposite entire leaves, small white flowers, and few-seeded capsules — see sandwort

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Origin and Etymology of moehringia

New Latin, from P. H. G. Moehring †1792 German naturalist + New Latin -ia


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