Orthocarpus

noun
Or·​tho·​carpus | \ ¦ȯ(r)thə+ \

Definition of Orthocarpus

: 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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History and Etymology for Orthocarpus

New Latin, from orth- + -carpus

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“Orthocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orthocarpus. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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