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New Latin, from crypt- + Greek stegē roof + New Latin -ia; from the concealment of the corona within the tube of the corolla; akin to Greek stegein to cover
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“Cryptostegia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cryptostegia. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.
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