tristania

noun
tris·​tania | \trə̇ˈstānēə, -stan-\

Definition of tristania 

1 capitalized : a genus of Australasian trees and shrubs (family Myrtaceae) having small yellow or white flowers with numerous stamens united in five columns — see red box sense 2, water gum

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Tristania

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History and Etymology for tristania

New Latin, from Jules M. C. Tristan †1861 French botanist + New Latin -ia

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