Eupomatia

noun
Eu·​po·​ma·​tia | \ ˌyüpəˈmāsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Eupomatia

: a small Australasian genus (the type of the family Eupomatiaceae of the order Ranales) comprising trees and shrubs with large staminodia that resemble petals between the anther-bearing stamens and the stigma so that pollination can only be effected by insects

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History and Etymology for Eupomatia

New Latin, from eu- + Greek pōmat-, pōma lid + New Latin -ia

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“Eupomatia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eupomatia. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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