Definition of oliganthous in English:

oliganthous

Pronunciation /ˌɒlɪˈɡanθəs/

adjective

rare Botany
  • Having few or sparse flowers.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From oligo- + ancient Greek ἄνθος flower + -ous, after scientific Latin oliganthus.