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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History and Etymology for billbergia

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

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