Phaedranassa

noun
Phae·dra·nas·sa | \ˌfēdrəˈnasə\

Definition of Phaedranassa 

: a small genus of chiefly Andean bulbous herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) with tall hollow scapes bearing umbels of showy drooping usually red or rose green-marked flowers — see queen lily

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New Latin, from Greek phaidros bright + anassa queen

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