puschkinia

noun pusch·kin·ia \pu̇shˈkinēə\

Definition of puschkinia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of Asiatic spring-blooming bulbous herbs (family Liliaceae) having solitary or racemose flowers with a 6-parted blue-veined white perianth and connate filaments

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

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Origin and Etymology of puschkinia

New Latin, from A.A.Mussin-Puschkin †1805? Russian scientist + New Latin -ia


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