Schizopetalon

noun
Schizo·​pet·​a·​lon

Definition of Schizopetalon

: 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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History and Etymology for Schizopetalon

New Latin, from schiz- + Greek petalon leaf

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“Schizopetalon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schizopetalon. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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