Orthocarpus

noun Or·tho·carpus \¦ȯ(r)thə+\

Definition of Orthocarpus

  1. :  a genus of chiefly Californian herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) having alternate leaves and showy varicolored flowers and having the 4-cleft calyx and bilabiate corolla both tubular — see owl's clover

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Origin and Etymology of orthocarpus

New Latin, from orth- + -carpus


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