echeveria
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, after Atanasio Echeverría fl1771 Mexican botanical illustrator Date: 1883 any of a large genus (Echeveria) of tropical American succulent plants of the orpine family that have showy rosettes of often plushy basal leaves and axillary clusters of flowers with erect petals

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  • echeveria — /ech euh veuh ree euh/, n. any of numerous succulent plants of the genus Echeveria, native to tropical America and having thick leaves characteristically forming rosettes. [ < NL (1828), named after Atanasio Echeverría (fl. 1771), Mexican… …   Universalium

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