Pedilanthus

noun

Ped·​i·​lan·​thus ˌped-ə-ˈlan(t)-thəs How to pronounce Pedilanthus (audio)
: a genus of tropical American plants (family Euphorbiaceae) that resemble cacti and include the redbird cactus (P. tithymaloides)

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“Pedilanthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pedilanthus. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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