Selago

noun
Se·​la·​go | \ sə̇ˈlā(ˌ)gō \

Definition of Selago

: a genus of low African shrubs (family Scrophulariaceae) resembling the heath and having spicate flowers with a nearly regular corolla, four didynamous stamens, a two-celled ovary, and drupaceous or capsular fruit

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History and Etymology for Selago

New Latin, from Latin, a plant resembling the savin

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“Selago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Selago. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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