Wikstroemia

noun Wik·stroe·mia \wikˈstrōmēə, -rēm-\

Definition of Wikstroemia

  1. :  a genus of chiefly Asiatic shrubs (family Thymelaeaceae) including some (as W. canescens) with bark that yields a fiber used in making paper and cloth

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Origin and Etymology of wikstroemia

New Latin, from J. E. Wikström †1856 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia


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