Perularia

noun Per·u·lar·ia \ˌper(y)əˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Perularia

  1. :  a genus of leafy-stemmed greenish flowered terrestrial orchids with fibrous roots and a bracted spicate inflorescence

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Origin and Etymology of perularia

New Latin, from perula scale of a leaf bud (from Latin, small wallet, diminutive of pera wallet, from Greek pēra) + New Latin -aria


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