Stenanthium

noun
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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