Definition of dorstenia
1 capitalized : a large genus of tropical herbs (family Moraceae) having basal leaves and small monoecious flowers crowded upon a fleshy receptacle at the end of a long naked peduncle — see contrayerva
2 plural dorstenias also dorsteniae \-ēˌē\ : any plant of the genus Dorstenia
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Origin and Etymology of dorstenia
New Latin, from Theodor Dorsten †1552 German botanist + New Latin -ia
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