alstroemeria

noun al·stroe·me·ria \ ˌal-strə-ˈmir-ē-ə \

Definition of alstroemeria

: any of a genus (Alstroemeria) of tropical South American herbs of the lily family that are often cultivated for their clusters of showy variegated flowers

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Origin and Etymology of alstroemeria

New Latin, from Klas von Alstroemer †1794 Swedish botanist


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