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See also: clivia


Clivia miniata
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New Latin, named by botanist John Lindley (1799-1865) after Charlotte Florentina Clive (died 1866)[1][2] +‎ -ia

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.


External links[edit]

chalcid wasp


  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.