Vallota

noun
Val·​lo·​ta | \ vəˈlōtə, vaˈ- \

Definition of Vallota

: a genus of southern African bulbous herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) with a long funnel-shaped perianth tube and winged seeds — see scarborough lily

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History and Etymology for Vallota

New Latin, after Antoine Vallot †1671 French physician and botanist

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“Vallota.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vallota. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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