Heliamphora

noun He·li·am·pho·ra \ˌhēlēˈam(p)fərə\

Definition of Heliamphora

  1. :  a genus of South American pitcher plants (family Sarraceniaceae) native to the mountains of British Guiana and having scapes of nodding pink or white flowers

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Origin and Etymology of heliamphora

New Latin, from heli- (from Greek helissein to roll, wind) + Latin amphora


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