Fimbristylis

noun
Fim·bri·sty·lis | \ ˌfimbrəˈstīlə̇s \

Definition of Fimbristylis 

: a genus of sedges (family Cyperaceae) having small usually brownish flowers in loose umbels

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History and Etymology for Fimbristylis

New Latin, from fimbria + -stylis (from stylus)

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