Definitions for echeveriaˌɛtʃ ə vəˈri ə

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ech•e•ve•ri•aˌɛtʃ ə vəˈri ə(n.)(pl.)-ri•as.

  1. any tropical American succulent plant of the genus Echeveria, having thick leaves that form rosettes.

    Category: Plants

Origin of echeveria:

< NL (1828), after Atanasio Echeverría (fl. 1771), Mexican botanical illustrator


  1. echeveria(Noun)

    Any member of the large genus Echeveria of succulents, many of which are popular as garden plants.

  2. Origin: From the genus name.


  1. Echeveria

    Echeveria is a large genus of flowering plants in the Crassulaceae family, native to semi-desert areas of central America, from Mexico to northwestern South America. The genus is named after the 18th century Mexican botanical artist Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy.


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