tritonia

noun
tri·​to·​nia | \trīˈtōnēə\

Definition of tritonia 

1 capitalized : a genus of South African bulbous plants (family Iridaceae) much cultivated for ornament and having ensiform leaves and yellow, red, or orange flowers with a tubular perianth that bears three stamens on the throat

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Tritonia — see montbretia

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History and Etymology for tritonia

New Latin, from Latin Triton + New Latin -ia

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