variants or less commonly thelygonum

taxonomic synonym of cynocrambe

Word History


New Latin, from Latin thelygonon, any of several plants of the genera Mercurialis and Crucianella, from Greek thēlygonon, from thēlys female + -gonon (from the stem of gignesthai to be born)

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“Theligonum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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