Gamolepis

noun
Ga·​mol·​e·​pis | \ gəˈmäləpə̇s \

Definition of Gamolepis

: a small genus of southern African herbs or shrubs (family Compositae) with alternate pinnatisect leaves and flowers resembling marigolds and having the bracts of the involucre united for one third or one half their length

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History and Etymology for Gamolepis

New Latin, from gam- + -lepis

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“Gamolepis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gamolepis. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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