specularia

noun
spec·u·lar·ia | \ˌspekyəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of specularia 

1 capitalized : a small genus of annual herbs (family Campanulaceae) distinguished from Campanula by the rotate corolla and narrowly oblong ovary — see corn violet, venus's looking-glass

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Specularia

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History and Etymology for specularia

New Latin, from Medieval Latin speculum Veneris campanula, literally, mirror of Venus + New Latin -aria

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