Lag·​e·​noph·​o·​ra | \ ˌlajəˈnäf(ə)rə \

Definition of Lagenophora

: a small genus of composite herbs of New Zealand and Australia that have small solitary flower heads with white or light blue ray flowers and yellow disk flowers and that differ from members of the genus Bellis by possession of terminally beaked achenes

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History and Etymology for Lagenophora

New Latin, from lageno- (from Greek lagēnos, lagynos large flask) + -phora

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“Lagenophora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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