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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Origin and Etymology of rotala

New Latin, irregular from Late Latin rotalis


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