capitalized : a genus of Chilean vines (family Liliaceae) having trumpet-shaped flowers see chile-bells
plural -s : any plant of the genus Lapageria

Word History


New Latin, from Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie (maiden name of Joséphine de Beauharnais) †1814 wife of Napoleon Bonaparte + New Latin -ia

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“Lapageria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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