Rotala

noun
Ro·​ta·​la | \ rōˈtālə, -tälə \

Definition of Rotala

: a genus of annual weedy herbs (family Lythraceae) with 4-angled stems, opposite or whorled leaves, and small, axillary, and mostly solitary flowers — see toothcup

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History and Etymology for Rotala

New Latin, irregular from Late Latin rotalis

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“Rotala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rotala. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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