caryopteris

noun
car·​y·​op·​ter·​is | \-ˈäptərə̇s\

Definition of caryopteris 

1 capitalized : a genus of Asian shrubs (family Verbenaceae) with a 5-lobed corolla, four exserted stamens, and a fruit of 4-winged nutlets — see bluebeard entry 3

2 plural caryopterides\-​ˌäpˈterəˌdēz\ : any plant of the genus Caryopteris

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History and Etymology for caryopteris

New Latin, from cary- + -pteris (irregular from Greek pteron wing); from the wings on the carpels

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