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echeveria

noun ech·e·ve·ria \ˌe-chə-və-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of ECHEVERIA

:  any of a large genus (Echeveria) of tropical American succulent plants of the orpine family that have showy rosettes of often plushy basal leaves and axillary clusters of flowers with erect petals
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Origin of ECHEVERIA

New Latin, genus name, after Atanasio Echeverría fl1771 Mexican botanical illustrator
First Known Use: 1883

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