Flagellaria

noun Flag·el·lar·ia \ˌflajəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Flagellaria

  1. :  a small genus (the type of the family Flagellariaceae) of tropical or subtropical monocotyledonous herbs with sheathing leaves terminating in a tendril and small persistent flowers in panicles

flagellariaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of flagellaria

New Latin, from Latin flagellum whip, shoot of a plant + New Latin -aria


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