clianthus

noun
cli·​an·​thus | \klīˈan(t)thəs\

Definition of clianthus 

1 capitalized : a genus of Australasian semiprostrate shrubs or vines (family Leguminosae) with compound leaves and pealike red flowers in drooping racemes

2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Clianthus (especially C. dampieri) — see glory pea

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History and Etymology for clianthus

New Latin, from cli- (irregular from Greek kleos glory) + -anthus; akin to Greek klytos famous

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