capitalized : a small genus of tropical Asiatic shrubs or perennial herbs (family Acanthaceae) having flowers with a 5-parted limb and two stamens
plural -s : any plant of the genus Eranthemum

Word History


New Latin, from Greek ēranthemon, a plant resembling camomile, from ēr, ear spring + anthemon flower, from anthos

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“Eranthemum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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