Sparmannia

noun
Spar·​man·​nia | \ spärˈmanēə \

Definition of Sparmannia

: a small genus of African shrubs or trees (family Tiliaceae) having cordate more or less lobed leaves and silky white flowers with imperfect outer stamens succeeded by echinate capsules — see african hemp

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History and Etymology for Sparmannia

New Latin, from Andreas Sparmann †1820 Swedish naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Sparmannia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sparmannia. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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