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alstroemeria

/ˌælstrəˈmiːrɪə/
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any plant of the tuberous perennial liliaceous genus Alstroemeria, originally S American, grown for their brightly coloured orchid-like flowers Also called Peruvian lily
Word Origin
named by Linnaeus for his friend Baron Klas von Alstroemer
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