Polianthes

noun Pol·i·an·thes \ ˌpälēˈan(t)ˌthēz \

Definition of Polianthes

:a small genus of Mexican tuberous herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) having tall stems and spikes of fragrant white flowers borne in pairs and with the tube of the perianth strongly curved

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Origin and Etymology of polianthes

New Latin, from poli- + -anthes


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