Peltandra

noun
Pel·​tan·​dra | \ pelˈtandrə\

Definition of Peltandra

: a genus of aquatic or marsh herbs (family Araceae) of the eastern U.S. having large hastate or sagittate leaves and elongated spathes

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History and Etymology for Peltandra

New Latin, from Latin pelta + New Latin -andra

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