Ilysanthes

noun
Il·​y·​san·​thes | \ˌiləˈsan(t)(ˌ)thēz\

Definition of Ilysanthes 

: a genus of low herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) with opposite leaves and small solitary usually purplish flowers — see false hedge hyssop

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History and Etymology for Ilysanthes

New Latin, from Greek ilys mud + New Latin -anthes

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