oenothera

noun
  1. any plant of the large taxonomically complicated American genus Oenothera, typically having yellow flowers that open in the evening: family OnagraceaeSee evening primrose

Word Origin for oenothera

C20: from Greek oinothēras, ?from onothēras a plant whose roots smell of wine
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