loasa definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous perennial South American flowers regarding the genus Loasa having stinging hairs and showy white or yellowish or reddish-orange flowers.
    • A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous herbs, of this normal order LoaseƦ, described as either contrary or alternative leaves and a capsule three- or five-valved during the apex, seldom twisted.
    • some of various perennial South American plants associated with genus Loasa having stinging hairs and showy white or yellowish or reddish-orange blossoms

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