Definition of nierembergia
1 capitalized : a genus of tropical American creeping herbs (family Solanaceae) having solitary white or purple flowers and a slender corolla tube bearing five exserted stamens at its apex
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Nierembergia —called also cupflower
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Origin and Etymology of nierembergia
New Latin, from Juan E. Nieremberg †1658 Spanish Jesuit naturalist and author + New Latin -ia
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