Heteranthera

noun
Het·​er·​an·​the·​ra | \ -ˈran(t)thərə\

Definition of Heteranthera

: a genus of aquatic or marsh herbs (family Pontederiaceae) having flowers with a salverform perianth, three stamens, and a many-seeded capsule

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New Latin, from heter- + -anthera

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