[ duhd-lee-uh ]
/ ˈdʌd li ə /
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any of several smooth succulents belonging to the genus Dudleya, of the stonecrop family, native to the western U.S. and Mexico, sometimes grown as an ornamental.
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Origin of dudleya
<New Latin, named in honor of William R. Dudley (1849–1911), U.S. botanist and taxonomist; see -a2
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