Hydnora

noun
Hyd·​no·​ra | \ hidˈnōrə, ˈhidnərə \

Definition of Hydnora

: a genus (the type of the family Hydnoraceae) of African root parasites having soft spines on the inner surface of the perianth lobes resembling those of the hymenium of a fungus of the genus Hydnum

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History and Etymology for Hydnora

New Latin, irregular from Greek hydnon truffle

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“Hydnora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydnora. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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