Houstonia



[hoo-stoh-nee-uh] /huˈstoʊ ni ə/

noun
1.
any North American plant, belonging to the genus Houstonia, of the madder family, especially H. caerulea, the common bluet.
/huːˈstəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
any small North American rubiaceous plant of the genus Houstonia, having blue, white, or purple flowers

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