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rudbeckia

[ruhd-bek-ee-uh, rood-] /rʌdˈbɛk i ə, rud-/
noun
1.
any composite plant of the genus Rudbeckia, having alternate leaves and showy flower heads.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < New Latin; named after Olaus Rudbeck (1630-1702), Swedish botanist; see -ia
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rudbeckia

/rʌdˈbɛkɪə/
noun
1.
any plant of the North American genus Rudbeckia, cultivated for their showy flowers, which have golden-yellow rays and green or black conical centres: family Asteraceae (composites) See also coneflower, black-eyed Susan
Word Origin
C18: New Latin, named after Olaus Rudbeck (1630–1702), Swedish botanist
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