Carpodetus

noun
Car·​pod·​e·​tus

Definition of Carpodetus 

: a genus of shrubs or trees (family Escalloniaceae) with marbled leaves, small fragrant flowers in broad axillary cymes, and black berrylike fruit — see white mapau

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History and Etymology for Carpodetus

New Latin, from carp- entry 1 + -detus (irregular from Greek dein to bind); from the fact that the fruit is surrounded by the calyx

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