: 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

Word History


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 24 May. 2024.

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