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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Colchicaceae — one species, Sandersonia aurantiaca - the sandersonias or Christmas bells.

Etymologies

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Named after John Sanderson (1820-1891) by botanist William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865).

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