exacum

World English Dictionary
exacum (ˈɛksəkəm)
 
n
any plant of the annual or perennial tropical genus Exacum; some are grown as greenhouse biennials for their bluish-purple platter-shaped flowers: family Gentianaceae
 
[Latin, a name for centaury, from ex out + agere to drive]

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