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
plural -s : any plant of the genus Raoulia

Word History


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

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“Raoulia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raoulia. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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