sprekelia

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sprekelia (sprəˈkiːlɪə)
 
n
a bulbous plant, Sprekelia formosissima, from Mexico and Guatemala, related to hippeastrum and grown for its striking crimson or white pendent flowers, in the form of a cross: family Amaryllidaceae
 
[named after J. H. von Sprekelsen (died 1764), German botanist]

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