What is another word for mentzelia?

3 synonyms found


[ mɛntsˈiːli͡ə], [ mɛntsˈiːli‍ə], [ m_ɛ_n_t_s_ˈiː_l_iə]

Synonyms for Mentzelia:

How to use "Mentzelia" in context?

Mentzelia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family known by the common name little-leaf mahogany. There are about 20 known species of this plant, most of which are native to the eastern and central United States. Plants in this genus are commonly known as mahogany.

The genus is named for German botanist Friedrich Karl Ludwig von Mentzel, who was the first to describe the plant family. The type species is Mentzelia pellucida, which he described in 1800.

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