Clivia

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Translingual[edit]

Clivia miniata
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Etymology[edit]

Named by botanist John Lindley (1799-1865) after Charlotte Florentina Clive (died 1866).[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

Clivia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Amaryllidaceae — the clivias or kaffir lilies.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Encyrtidae — certain parasitoid chalcid wasps.

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External links[edit]

plant
chalcid wasp

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.