montbretia

noun
mont·​bre·​tia | \ mäntˈbrēsh(ē)ə \
plural -s

Definition of montbretia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a plant of Tritonia or the closely related genus Crocosmia especially : a hybrid cormose plant (Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora) that is widely cultivated for its spikes of showy yellow or orange flowers

Montbretia

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Definition of Montbretia (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of tritonia:1

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History and Etymology for montbretia

Noun

New Latin, from A. F. E. Coquebert de Montbret †1801 French naturalist + New Latin -ia

New Latin, from A. F. E. C. de Montbret + New Latin -ia

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“Montbretia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/montbretia. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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