billbergia

noun \ bilˈbərjēə \

Definition of billbergia

1 capitalized :a genus of tropical American epiphytes (family Bromeliaceae) with stiff spiny-edged leaves and showy flowers
2 plural -s :a plant of the genus Billbergia

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Origin and Etymology of billbergia

New Latin, from J.G.Billberg †1844 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia


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