salpiglossis

/ (ˌsælpɪˈɡlɒsɪs) /

noun

any solanaceous plant of the Chilean genus Salpiglossis, some species of which are cultivated for their bright funnel-shaped flowers

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Word Origin for salpiglossis

C19: New Latin, from Greek salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue
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