Stachyurus

noun
Stach·​y·​u·​rus | \ ˌstakə̇ˈyu̇rəs \

Definition of Stachyurus

: 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

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History and Etymology for Stachyurus

New Latin, from Greek stachys + New Latin -urus

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“Stachyurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stachyurus. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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