Mesadenia

noun

Mes·​ade·​nia
ˌme|zəˈdēnēə,
ˌmē|,
|sə-
in some classifications
: a separate genus comprising the New World members of the genus Cacalia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from mes- + Greek aden-, adēn gland + New Latin -ia; from the central projection of the receptacle

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“Mesadenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mesadenia. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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