Word Origin for hippeastrum
Examples from the Web for hippeastrum
Pot young plants of Hippeastrum, and start the established ones.
All the species of the genus Hippeastrum produce hybrid offspring which are invariably fertile.Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace
The most popular species for window gardens is A. Johnsoni (properly a hippeastrum), with red flowers.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn