Calandrinia

noun Cal·an·drin·ia \ˌkalənˈdrinēə\

Definition of Calandrinia

  1. :  a large genus of mostly South American and Australian succulent herbs of the family Portulacaceae that have basal or alternate leaves and purplish ephemeral flowers in bracted racemes or panicles — see rock purslane

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Origin and Etymology of calandrinia

New Latin, after Jean Louis Calandrini †1758 Swiss botanist


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