Stenotaphrum

noun
Steno·​taph·​rum | \ ˌstenəˈtafrəm \

Definition of Stenotaphrum

: a small genus of grasses found in Malaysia and along the seacoast of America and having creeping stems and one-flowered spikelets on one side of a flat corky rachis — see saint augustine grass

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History and Etymology for Stenotaphrum

New Latin, from sten- + Greek taphros ditch; akin to Greek thaptein to bury

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“Stenotaphrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stenotaphrum. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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