Acidanthera meaning

ăsĭ-dănthər-ə
An ornamental African plant, Acidanthera bicolor (syn. Gladiolus callianthus ), having fibrous corms, swordlike leaves, and large, fragrant white flowers with purple centers.
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Any of several bulbous African plants (genus Acidanthera) of the iris family, with cream-colored, long-tubed blossoms: they are often grown as potted ornamental plants.
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Any of the gladioli previously placed in the genus Acidanthera.
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Origin of acidanthera

  • New Latin Greek akis akid- needle ak- in Indo-European roots New Latin anthera anther

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary