Stachytarpheta

noun
Stach·​y·​tar·​phe·​ta | \ ˌstakə̇tärˈfētə \

Definition of Stachytarpheta

: a genus of chiefly tropical plants (family Verbenaceae) with solitary axillary flowers — see jamaica vervain

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History and Etymology for Stachytarpheta

New Latin, from Greek stachys + New Latin -tarpheta (probably irregular from Greek tarpheia, feminine of tarphys thick; perhaps akin to Greek thrombos lump

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“Stachytarpheta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stachytarpheta. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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