Wahlenbergia

noun Wah·len·ber·gia \ˌwälənˈbərjēə\

Definition of Wahlenbergia

  1. :  a genus of perennial herbs (family Campanulaceae) chiefly of the southern hemisphere that differs from the closely related genus Campanula in the loculicidal capsule

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Origin and Etymology of wahlenbergia

New Latin, from Göran Wahlenberg †1851 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia


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