Definition of Pycnocoma
: a small genus of shrubs or trees (family Euphoribiaceae) of tropical Africa and the Mascarene Islands having monoecious flowers and numerous stamens with hairlike elongated filaments
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Origin and Etymology of pycnocoma
New Latin, from pycn- + -coma
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