Eriocaulon

noun
Er·​i·​o·​cau·​lon

Definition of Eriocaulon

: a genus (the type of the family Eriocaulaceae) of widely distributed acaulescent herbs having flowers with glandular petals and 4 to 6 stamens

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History and Etymology for Eriocaulon

New Latin, from erio- + -caulon (from Greek kaulos stalk, stem)

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“Eriocaulon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eriocaulon. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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