streptocarpus


strep·to·car·pus

noun \ˌstrep-tə-ˈkär-pəs\
plural strep·to·carpus·es also strep·to·carpus

Definition of STREPTOCARPUS

:  any of a genus (Streptocarpus) of usually stemless African gesneriads that have showy brightly colored flowers with funnel-shaped corollas

Origin of STREPTOCARPUS

New Latin, from strepto- + -carpus -carpous
First Known Use: 1828

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