Urceolina

noun Ur·ce·o·li·na \ ˌər(ˌ)sēəˈlīnə , -lēnə \

Definition of Urceolina

: a small genus of South American herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) that are often cultivated as ornamentals and that have usually yellow and green urceolate flowers and broad leaves produced from a bulb

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Origin and Etymology of urceolina

New Latin, from Latin urceolus little pitcher + New Latin -ina; from the shape of the flowers


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