crosswort definition

  • noun:
    • Crucianella stylosa, an ornamental plant.
    • Cruciata laevipes, the smooth bedstraw.
    • Lysimachia quadrifolia, a herbaceous plant of united states.
    • A name directed at a number of hidden flowers having leaves in whorls of four, as types of Crucianella, Valantia, etc.
    • A name of flowers of varied genera, particularly Galium cruciatum (see Galium), Eupatorium perfoliatum (more commonly known as boneset), Lysimachia quadrifolia, and flowers of this genus Crucianella.
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