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schizostylis Line breaks: schizo|sty¦lis
Pronunciation: /ˌʃɪzə(ʊ)ˈstʌɪlɪs/

Definition of schizostylis in English:

noun (plural same)

A plant of a genus that includes the Kaffir lily.
  • Genus Schizostylis, family Iridaceae


Modern Latin, from schizo- 'divided' + Latin stilus 'style' (because of the split styles of the plant).

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