Templetonia

noun
Tem·​ple·​to·​nia | \ ˌtempəlˈtōnēə\

Definition of Templetonia

: a genus of Australian shrubs (family Leguminosae) having simple leaves and red or yellow flowers with a reflexed standard and narrow wings — see coralbush

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History and Etymology for Templetonia

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

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