Ri·​char·​dia | \ rə̇ˈchärdēə \

Definition of Richardia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a small genus of tropical American hairy herbs (family Rubiaceae) with inconspicuous flowers in dense heads and an ovary of two to four cells — see mexican clover


Ri·​char·​dia | \ rə̇ˈshärdēə \

Definition of Richardia (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of zantedeschia

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History and Etymology for Richardia


New Latin, from Richard Richardson †1741 English physician and botanist + New Latin -ia

New Latin, from L.C.M.Richard †1821, French botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Richardia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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