drosophyllum

noun dros·o·phyl·lum \ˌdräsəˈfiləm\

Definition of drosophyllum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of insectivorous plants (family Droseraceae) having narrow leaves arranged like those of plants of the genus Drosera and yellow flowers with 10 stamens — compare sundew

  2. 2 plural drosophylla \-lə\ :  any plant of the genus Drosophyllum —called also flycatcher

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Origin and Etymology of drosophyllum

New Latin, from Greek drosos + New Latin -phyllum


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