Stackhousia

noun
Stack·​hou·​sia | \ stakˈhau̇zēə \

Definition of Stackhousia

: a genus of xerophytic mostly Australasian herbs (family Stackhousiaceae) having yellow or white and often gamopetalous flowers

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History and Etymology for Stackhousia

New Latin, from John Stackhouse †1819 English botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Stackhousia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stackhousia. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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