zauschneria

noun
zausch·​ne·​ria | \ zȯshˈnirēə \

Definition of zauschneria

1 capitalized : a small genus of California perennial herbs (family Onagraceae) with scarlet racemose flowers like those of fuchsia and comose seeds
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Zauschneria

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History and Etymology for zauschneria

New Latin, from Johann B. J. Zauschner †1799 Bohemian naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Zauschneria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zauschneria. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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