fremontia

noun
fre·mon·tia | \ frəˈmäntēə , frēˈ- , -änch(ē)ə \

Definition of fremontia 

1 capitalized : a genus of Californian and Mexican shrubs (family Sterculiaceae) with alternate leaves and showy yellow flowers

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Fremontia — see flannelbush

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History and Etymology for fremontia

New Latin, from John C. Frémont †1890 + New Latin -ia

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