Brachycome

noun

Bra·​chyc·​o·​me
braˈkikə(ˌ)mē,
brəˈ-
: a genus of mostly Australian herbs (family Compositae) with basal or alternate leaves and solitary or loosely corymbose flower heads

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from brachy- + Greek komē hair

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“Brachycome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brachycome. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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