bartonia

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Definition of bartonia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 plural -s : mentzelia sense 2a
2 capitalized : a genus of very small herbs (family Gentianaceae) with scalelike leaves and small yellow flowers

Bartonia

Bar·​to·​nia | \ bärˈtōnēə \

Definition of Bartonia (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of mentzelia

History and Etymology for bartonia

Noun

New Latin, from B.S.Barton + New Latin -ia

New Latin, from Benjamin S. Barton †1815 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Bartonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bartonia. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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