Haemanthus

noun
Hae·​man·​thus | \ hēˈman(t)thəs \

Definition of Haemanthus

: a genus of African bulbous herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) comprising the blood lilies and having flowers in a dense head with a whorl of colored spathes

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History and Etymology for Haemanthus

New Latin, from hem- + -anthus; from the color of some of the flowers

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“Haemanthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haemanthus. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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