American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of numerous tropical American plants of the genus Echeveria, having thick, succulent leaves often clustered in a showy rosette.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of succulent plants, natural order Crassulaceæ, chiefly natives of Mexico. It is now included in the genus Cotyledon.
- From the genus name. (Wiktionary)
- New Latin Echeveria, genus name, after Atanasio Echeverría, 19th-century Mexican botanical illustrator. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“That is great about the echeveria too, I will buy more next year and look for babies.”
“If the echeveria lasts, we will fill it with them, it will look great!”
“He packed his yard with watery succulents like echeveria and agave; pruned the 87 avocado trees; added jojoba shrubs; and spread an African groundcover called Aptenia cordifolia that stores water in its leaves.”
“A bright green echeveria, its leaf tips as red as lipstick, glows like neon.”
“It looks almost like a tender echeveria, yet it's hardy and doesn't die over the winter like that cravable beauty.”
“Where he once babied along hundreds of fussy echeveria, he now delights in a single specimen.”
“McCabe also works with echeveria cultivars that San Francisco nurseryman Victor Reiter developed.”
“McCabe's clear favorites are succulents: dudleya and echeveria.”
“Other recommendations from the eurphorbia families that Stopek favors are the kalanchoes in a wide assortment of new colors and echeveria.”
“Agave is an example of a popular succulent, along with aloe and popular echeveria rosettes.”
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the APG II phylogenetic classification plus various other new biological terms (new to me or just newly invented)
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