Bomarea

noun

Bo·​mar·​ea
bōˈma(a)rēə,
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: a large genus of tropical American herbaceous vines (family Amaryllidaceae) with showy and often spotted umbellate flowers see salsilla

Word History

Etymology

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 30 May. 2024.

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