montbretia

noun mont·bre·tia \mäntˈbrēsh(ē)ə\

Definition of montbretia

plural

-s

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of montbretia

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


Montbretia

mont·bre·tia \"\

Definition of Montbretia

  1. taxonomic synonym of 1tritonia

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Origin and Etymology of montbretia

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


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