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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History and Etymology for bryanthus

New Latin, from bry- + -anthus

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“Bryanthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bryanthus. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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