Waldsteinia

noun
Wald·​stein·​ia | \ wȯldˈstīnēə \

Definition of Waldsteinia

: a genus of perennial herbs (family Rosaceae) of the north temperate zone resembling strawberries but having yellow flowers that have terminal styles and few carpels and are seated on a short hairy receptacle — see barren strawberry

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History and Etymology for Waldsteinia

New Latin, from Franz A. von Waldstein †1823 Austrian botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Waldsteinia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waldsteinia. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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