capitalized : a genus of North American herbs (family Saxifragaceae) having basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowers with petals entire or lacking
plural -s : any plant of the genus Heuchera

Word History


New Latin, after J. H. von Heucher †1747 German botanist

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“Heuchera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heuchera. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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