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

Word History


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

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“Billbergia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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