Definition of streptocarpus in English:

streptocarpus

Line breaks: strepto|car¦pus
Pronunciation: /ˌstrɛptə(ʊ)ˈkɑːpəs/

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noun

  • An African plant with funnel-shaped flowers which are typically pink, white, or violet, cultivated as indoor or greenhouse plants. Also called Cape primrose.
    • Genus Streptocarpus, family Gesneriaceae

Origin

modern Latin, from strepto- 'twisted' + Greek karpos 'fruit'.

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