eccremocarpus

/ (ˌɛkrəməˈkɑːpəs) /

noun

any plant of the evergreen climbing genus Eccremocarpus, esp E. scaber, grown for its decorative pinnate foliage and bright orange-red bell flowers: family Bignoniaceae

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decorum

Word Origin for eccremocarpus

New Latin, from Greek ekkremēs suspended + karpos fruit
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