Lo·​bo·​ste·​mon | \ ˌlōbəˈstēˌmän \

Definition of Lobostemon

: a genus of southern African perennial herbs or shrubs (family Boraginaceae) that have alternate, sessile, and usually hairy leaves and white, pink, or blue infundibuliform flowers in scorpioid cymes or dense heads and are sometimes cultivated as greenhouse ornamentals

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History and Etymology for Lobostemon

New Latin, from lob- + Greek stēmōn warp, thread

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“Lobostemon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lobostemon. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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