gentianella

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gentianella (ˌdʒɛnʃəˈnɛlə, -ʃɪə-)
 
n
1.  any of various gentianaceous plants, esp the alpine species Gentiana acaulis, which has showy blue flowers
2.  any of several related plants of the genus Gentianella
 
[C17: from New Latin, literally: a little gentian]

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gentianella

noun
1. genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentian; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana 
2. low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowers 
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