loasa

noun lo·a·sa \ˈlōəsə\

Definition of loasa

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family Loasaceae) of tropical American prickly herbs having 10 staminodia and a 3- to 5-valved capsule

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant or flower of the genus Loasa

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