Bomarea

noun
Bo·​mar·​ea | \ bōˈma(a)rēə, -mer- \

Definition of Bomarea

: a large genus of tropical American herbaceous vines (family Amaryllidaceae) with showy and often spotted umbellate flowers — see salsilla

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History and Etymology for Bomarea

New Latin, after J.C.Valmont de Bomare †1807 French naturalist

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“Bomarea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bomarea. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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