hibbertia

noun hib·ber·tia \hiˈbərtēə, -rsh(ē)ə\

Definition of hibbertia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of Australasian shrubs (family Dilleniaceae) having showy yellow or white flowers with numerous stamens and five fugacious petals

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Hibbertia

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Origin and Etymology of hibbertia

New Latin, from George Hibbert †1837 English merchant and botanist + New Latin -ia


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