torenia

noun
to·​re·​nia | \ təˈrēnēə, -nyə \

Definition of torenia

1 capitalized : a genus of chiefly tropical Asiatic and African herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) having simple opposite leaves and tubular 2-lipped showy flowers with four perfect stamens
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Torenia

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History and Etymology for torenia

New Latin, from Olaf Toren †1753 Swedish ship's chaplain + New Latin -ia

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“Torenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torenia. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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