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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Houstonia \Hous*to"ni*a\, n. [NL. So named after Dr. William Houston, an English surgeon and botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of small rubiaceous herbs, having tetramerous salveform blue or white flower. There are about twenty species, natives of North America. Also, a plant of this genus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]