hottonia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of aquatic natural herbs.
    • A small genus of aquatic perennial plants, of the natural order Primulaceæ; the type of the tribe Hottonieæ, with 5-parted calyx, salver-shaped corolla with short tube and 5-parted limb, and finely divided submersed leaves, and hollow, almost leafless flower-stems, with whorls of white or pale-pink flowers, with 5 included stamens.
    • aquatic natural herbs

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