Pentaphylax

noun
Pen·​taph·​y·​lax | \pen‧ˈtafəˌlaks\

Definition of Pentaphylax 

: a genus of Chinese and Malayan shrubs comprising the family Pentaphylacaceae and having alternate leathery leaves and racemose pentamerous flowers

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History and Etymology for Pentaphylax

New Latin, from penta- + Greek phylax guard

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