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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