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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the familyColchicaceae — one species, Sandersonia aurantiaca - the sandersoniasor Christmas bells.
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The once plentiful Sandersonia aurantiaca, a monotypic endemic genus whose beautiful orange-yellow flowers has led to the species common name of Christmas bells, is becoming increasingly rare.