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echeveria

[ech-uh-vuh-ree-uh] /ˌɛtʃ ə vəˈri ə/
noun
1.
any of numerous succulent plants of the genus Echeveria, native to tropical America and having thick leaves characteristically forming rosettes.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1828), named after Atanasio Echeverría (flourished 1771), Mexican botanical illustrator
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echeveria

/ˌɛtʃɪˈvɪərɪə/
noun
1.
any of various tropical American crassulaceous plants of the genus Echeveria, cultivated for their colourful foliage
Word Origin
named after M. Echeveri, 19th-century Mexican botanical artist
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