streptocarpus

noun strep·to·car·pus \ ˌstrep-tə-ˈkär-pəs \

Definition of streptocarpus

plural streptocarpuses also streptocarpus
:any of a genus (Streptocarpus) of usually stemless African gesneriads that have showy brightly colored flowers with funnel-shaped corollas

Origin and Etymology of streptocarpus

New Latin, from strepto- + -carpus -carpous


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