Templetonia

noun

Tem·​ple·​to·​nia
ˌtempəlˈtōnēə
: a genus of Australian shrubs (family Leguminosae) having simple leaves and red or yellow flowers with a reflexed standard and narrow wings see coralbush

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from John Templeton †1825 Irish botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Templetonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Templetonia. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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