: 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

Word History


New Latin, from pycn- + -coma

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“Pycnocoma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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