grandiflora

grandiflora

[gran-duh-flawr-uh, -flohr-uh]
noun
any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by large showy flowers, as certain kinds of petunias, baby's breath, or roses.

Origin:
1900–05; < Neo-Latin, a specific epithet frequent in the names of such flowers; see grand, -i-, flora

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