Ste·​nan·​thi·​um | \ stə̇ˈnan(t)thēəm \

Definition of Stenanthium

: a genus of smooth bulbous perennials (family Liliaceae) of North America and eastern Asia with long grasslike leaves and numerous small flowers in compound racemes — see bronze bells

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History and Etymology for Stenanthium

New Latin, from sten- + Greek anthos flower + New Latin -ium

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“Stenanthium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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