alstroemeria /ˌalstrəˈmɪərɪə/

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a South American plant with showy lily-like flowers, cultivated as an ornamental.

●Genus Alstroemeria, family Liliaceae: several species.
– origin late 18th cent.: modern Latin, named after Klas von Alstroemer (1736–96), Swedish naturalist.

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