scaevola

noun
scae·​vo·​la | \ˈsēvələ\

Definition of scaevola 

1 capitalized : a genus of shrubs (family Goodeniaceae) having flowers with the corolla tube split, anthers free, and an indehiscent succulent drupaceous fruit

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Scaevola

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History and Etymology for scaevola

New Latin, after C. Mucius Scaevola 6th century b.c. Roman hero

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