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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