a dainty South American annual having deeply pinnatifid leaves and racemes of fringed almond-scented purple-white flowers
Hypernyms: ↑flower
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Schizopetalon

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈped.əlˌän\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from schiz- + Greek petalon leaf — more at petal
: a genus of So. American annual herbs (family Cruciferae) having lobed or sometimes pinnatifid leaves, racemose flowers with unequally cut long-clawed petals, and narrow pods

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