: a genus of herbs or subshrubs (family Compositae) of warm regions comprising the marsh fleabanes and having small corymbose heads of tubular flowers and often aromatic or fetid foliage

Word History


New Latin, from N. A. Pluche †1761 French naturalist

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“Pluchea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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