: a large genus of herbs (family Lentibulariaceae) widely distributed on wet shores and having rootlike bladder-bearing branches, minute or scalelike leaves, and racemose or solitary irregular often spurred mostly yellow flowers compare bladderwort

Word History


New Latin, perhaps from stom- + Greek oisos agnus castus + New Latin -ia

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“Stomoisia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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