Caulophyllum

noun
Cau·​lo·​phyl·​lum

Definition of Caulophyllum

: a genus of herbs (family Berberidaceae) of eastern Asia and the eastern U.S. having a single sessile triternate basal leaf and a raceme of yellowish flowers succeeded by blue berries — see blue cohosh

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History and Etymology for Caulophyllum

New Latin, from caul- + -phyllum

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“Caulophyllum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caulophyllum. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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