Limnanthes

noun
Lim·​nan·​thes | \ limˈnanˌthēz, -an(t)thēz \

Definition of Limnanthes

: a genus (the type of the family Limnantheceae) of western North American annual herbs having trimerous flowers and entire petals that are shorter than the sepals — see meadow-foam

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History and Etymology for Limnanthes

New Latin, from limn- + -anthes

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“Limnanthes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limnanthes. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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