/ (ɡɔːlˈtəʊnɪə) /
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any plant of the bulbous genus Galtonia, esp G. candicans, with lanceolate leaves, drooping racemes of waxy white flowers, and a fragrant scent: family Liliaceae
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Word Origin for galtonia
named after Sir Francis Galton (1822–1911), English explorer and scientist
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Galtonia, or Hyacinthus, candicans is the best of the three species which constitute the genus.The Book of Bulbs|Samuel Arnott