bryanthus

noun bry·an·thus \ brīˈan(t)thəs \

Definition of bryanthus

1 capitalized :a genus of Old World prostrate mat-forming evergreen heaths (family Ericaceae) with 4-parted flowers in racemes that was formerly included in Phyllodoce
2 plural bryanthuses\-thəsə̇z\ also bryanthi\-nˌthī\ :any plant of the genus Bryanthus or sometimes of the genus Phyllodoce

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Origin and Etymology of bryanthus

New Latin, from bry- + -anthus


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