Definition of pleuranthous in English:

pleuranthous

adjective

rare Botany
  • Bearing flowers only on lateral growths.

Pronunciation

pleuranthous

/plʊəˈranθəs/ /plʊˈranθəs/ /plɔːˈranθəs/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John Christopher Willis (1868–1958). From scientific Latin Pleuranthus + -ous.