raoulia

noun ra·ou·lia \rāˈülēə\

Definition of raoulia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of large white hoary caespitose cushion plants (family Compositae) that are natives chiefly of New Zealand uplands and have small solitary flower heads resembling those of Helichrysum — see sheep plant

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

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Origin and Etymology of raoulia

New Latin, from Etienne F. L. Raoul †1852 French surgeon + New Latin -ia


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