Rhynchospora

noun
Rhyn·​chos·​po·​ra | \riŋˈkäspərə\

Definition of Rhynchospora 

: a genus of widely distributed sedges (family Cyperaceae) having leafy culms, clustered spikelets, a perianth usually of barbed bristles, and an achene crowned by the persistent style base

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History and Etymology for Rhynchospora

New Latin, from rhynch- + -spora

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