: a small genus of mainly tropical herbs (family Primulaceae) having small white flowers with a perigynous corolla including five stamens and five staminodia see brookweed

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, a plant growing in wet places, of Gaulish origin

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“Samolus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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