Cephaelis

noun

Cepha·​elis ˌsef-ə-ˈē-ləs How to pronounce Cephaelis (audio)
: a large genus of tropical shrubs and trees (family Rubiaceae) that have small tubular flowers crowded into dense heads and that include ipecac

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“Cephaelis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cephaelis. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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