montbretia

/ (mɒnˈbriːʃə) /

noun

a widely cultivated plant of the African iridaceous genus Crocosmia, a cross between C. aurea and C. pottsii, with ornamental orange or yellow flowers, grown mostly as pot plants

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Word Origin for montbretia

C19: New Latin, named after A. F. E. Coquebert de Montbret (1780–1801), French botanist
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