Brassavola

noun Bras·sa·vo·la \ˌbrasəˈvōlə, braˈsavələ\

Definition of Brassavola

  1. :  a genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids (family Orchidaceae) with thick solitary leaves

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Origin and Etymology of brassavola

New Latin, after A.M. Brassavola †1570 Italian botanist


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