Stemona

noun Ste·mo·na \stə̇ˈmōnə\

Definition of Stemona

  1. :  a small genus of Asian and Australian herbaceous twiners (family Stemonaceae) having alternate leaves and rather large perfect flowers with oddly appendaged somewhat monadelphous stamens

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Origin and Etymology of stemona

New Latin, from Greek stēmōn warp, thread — more at stamen


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