noun Schom·burgk·ia \(ˈ)shäm¦bərkēə, -bu̇r-\

Definition of Schomburgkia

  1. :  a genus of South American epiphytic orchids having showy racemose flowers borne either on a scape from pseudobulbs or on a long fleshy stem

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Origin and Etymology of schomburgkia

New Latin, from Robert H. Schomburgk †1865 British traveler and explorer + New Latin -ia

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