Triosteum

noun
Tri·​os·​te·​um | \ trīˈästēəm\

Definition of Triosteum

: a genus of Asiatic and North American herbs (family Caprifoliaceae) having connate or perfoliate entire leaves and purple or yellowish tubular flowers usually sessile in the axils — see feverroot

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History and Etymology for Triosteum

New Latin, short for Triosteospermum, from tri- + oste- + -spermum; from the usually three bony nutlets of the fruit

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