epacris

noun
ep·a·cris | \ ˈepəkrə̇s \

Definition of epacris 

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Epacridaceae) of plants having a disk of five scales around the ovary and as fruit a small globular capsule with numerous minute seeds

2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Epacris

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History and Etymology for epacris

New Latin, from Greek epakros pointed at the end; from the sharply pointed leaves

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