Diphylleia

noun Di·phyl·leia \ ˌdīfəˈlīə , -lē(y)ə \

Definition of Diphylleia

:a small genus of perennial herbs (family Berberidaceae) with a single basal peltate leaf and two cauline leaves all deeply 2-cleft, 6-petaled white flowers, and globose or oblong berries

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Origin and Etymology of diphylleia

New Latin, from di- + -phylleia (from Greek phyllon leaf)


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