capitalized : a genus of Australasian shrubs (family Dilleniaceae) having showy yellow or white flowers with numerous stamens and five fugacious petals
plural -s : any plant of the genus Hibbertia

Word History


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

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“Hibbertia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hibbertia. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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