: a small genus (coextensive with the family Stachyuraceae of the order Parietales) of Asiatic shrubs and trees having regular tetramerous flowers in long drooping racemes and small globose fruits

Word History


New Latin, from Greek stachys + New Latin -urus

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“Stachyurus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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