Thurnia

noun Thur·nia \ˈthərnēə\

Definition of Thurnia

  1. :  a small genus of herbs (family Juncaceae) related to and resembling the typical rushes and having heads of flowers on 3-angled stalks with long bracts and perianth parts that are all similar

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Origin and Etymology of thurnia

New Latin, from Sir Everard F. Im Thurn †1932 English botanist & explorer


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