Pernettya

noun
Per·​net·​tya | \ " \

Definition of Pernettya

: a genus of chiefly American evergreen shrubs (family Ericaceae) having small serrate leaves and usually solitary axillary flowers

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History and Etymology for Pernettya

New Latin, after A.J.Pernetty

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“Pernettya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pernettya. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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