See also: polyanthous

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EtymologyEdit

poly- +‎ ἄνθος "flower".

NounEdit

polyanthus ‎(plural polyanthuses or polyanthi)

  1. (botany) The oxlip, Primula elatior, so called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel.
  2. A bulbous flowering plant of the genus Narcissus.

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