Heliotropium

noun
He·​li·​o·​tro·​pi·​um | \ ˌhēlēə‧ˈtrōpēəm \

Definition of Heliotropium

: a genus of herbs and shrubs (family Boraginaceae) having small white or purple fragrant salver-shaped flowers in spikes — see heliotrope sense 1b

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History and Etymology for Heliotropium

New Latin, from Greek hēliotropion heliotrope

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“Heliotropium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heliotropium. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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