Definition of echeveria
: any of a large genus (Echeveria) of tropical American succulent plants of the orpine family that have showy rosettes of often plushy basal leaves and axillary clusters of flowers with erect petals
Origin and Etymology of echeveria
New Latin, genus name, after Atanasio Echeverría flourished 1771 Mexican botanical illustrator
First Known Use: 1883
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