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New Latin, from lys- + Greek lōma border, fringe; from the fact that in ripening the sides of the pod are loosened; akin to Latin lorum strap
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“Lysiloma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lysiloma. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.
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