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  • noun A genus of stemless perennial herbs, of the order Saxifragaceæ, of which there are two Chilian species.

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  • noun botany Any plant of the genus Francoa, with white, pink or red flowers, native to Chile.

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  • noun perennial evergreen herbs with white or pink flowers; Chile

Etymologies

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The genus Francoa was named by botanist Antonio José Cavanilles (1745-1804) after Spanish physician Francisco Franco who lived in 16th century.

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