Trichostema

noun Trich·o·ste·ma \ˌtrikəˈstēmə, trə̇ˈkästəmə\

Definition of Trichostema

  1. :  a genus of North American herbs or undershrubs (family Labiatae) having axillary whorls of small blue flowers with four exserted stamens and a deeply lobed ovary — see black sage, blue curls

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Origin and Etymology of trichostema

New Latin, from trich- + Greek stēma stamen, from stēmōn thread — more at stamen


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