Chrysosplenium

noun
Chrys·​o·​sple·​ni·​um

Definition of Chrysosplenium

: a small genus of widely distributed semiaquatic herbs (family Saxifragaceae) having minute greenish yellow apetalous flowers

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History and Etymology for Chrysosplenium

New Latin, from chrys- + Latin splenium spleenwort (from Greek splēnion, from splēn spleen)

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“Chrysosplenium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chrysosplenium. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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