Schizopetalon

noun Schizo·pet·a·lon

Definition of Schizopetalon

  1. :  a genus of South American annual herbs (family Cruciferae) having lobed or sometimes pinnatifid leaves, racemose flowers with unequally cut long-clawed petals, and narrow pods

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Origin and Etymology of schizopetalon

New Latin, from schiz- + Greek petalon leaf — more at petal


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