Hippeastrum definition

  • noun:
    • An amaryllis of tropical The united states (Hippeastrum puniceum) frequently cultivated as a houseplant for the showy white to purple plants.
    • A genus of plants, from the natural order AmaryllidaceƦ, tribe AmarylleƦ, and types of Kunth's subtribe HippeastreƦ.
    • amaryllis of exotic America often cultivated as a houseplant because of its showy white to purple blossoms

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