lachenalia

noun
lach·e·na·lia | \ ˌlashəˈnālēə \

Definition of lachenalia 

1 capitalized : a genus of bulbous plants (family Liliaceae) of southern Africa with ligulate basal leaves and tubular red and yellow flowers

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Lachenalia — see cape cowslip , leopard lily

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History and Etymology for lachenalia

New Latin, from W. de Lachenal †1800 Swiss botanist + New Latin -ia

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