: the type genus of the family Stylidiaceae comprising mostly Australian herbaceous perennials that have racemes, panicles, or corymbs of showy flowers commonly with elastic stamens and are often cultivated as greenhouse ornamentals
stylidium plural -s : any plant or flower of the genus Stylidium

Word History


New Latin, from styl- entry 1 + -idium

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“Stylidium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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