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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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