croomia

noun croo·mia \ ˈkrümēə \

Definition of croomia

1 capitalized :a genus of herbs (family Stemonaceae) of the southern U.S. having horizontal rootstocks, leaves near the top of the stem, and nodding flowers
2 plural -s :a plant of the genus Croomia

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Origin and Etymology of croomia

New Latin, from H. B. Croom †1837 American botanist + New Latin -ia


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