Spilanthes

noun
Spi·​lan·​thes | \ spīˈlan(ˌ)thēz \

Definition of Spilanthes

: a genus of widely distributed herbs (family Compositae) with opposite serrate leaves and yellow or whitish flowers in dense heads

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History and Etymology for Spilanthes

New Latin, from Greek spilos spot + New Latin -anthes

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“Spilanthes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spilanthes. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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