: a large genus of mostly Australasian heathlike shrubs (family Epacridaceae) having the calyx and corolla usually colored alike

Word History


New Latin, from Greek styphelos rough + New Latin -ia; perhaps akin to Greek typtein to beat, strike

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“Styphelia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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