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  1. watsonia(Noun)

    Any of several species of flowering plants within the family Iridaceae - the iris or gladiolus family.

    Etymology: Named after W. Watson, English botanist died 1787.

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  1. Watsonia

    Watsonia is a genus of plants in the iris family, subfamily Crocoideae. Watsonias are endemic to South Africa. The genus is named after Sir William Watson, an 18th century British botanist. There are 56 accepted species in southern Africa, with two varieties and about 112 names either unresolved or regarded as synonyms. All are perennial herbs growing from corms and producing erect spikes of showy flowers. Most are fynbos plants, adapted to a Mediterranean-type climate, but some occur along the eastern and inland areas of the country and adapted to a wider range of conditions, mainly continental climate with summer rainfall. Many species occur mainly in the mountains, though some occur in sandy flats and marshy areas. The most commonly cultivated species is the pink-flowered Watsonia borbonica and its white mutant 'Arderne's White'. These were crossed with Watsonia meriana and other species in the early 20th century by breeders including John Cronin in Australia and Luther Burbank in California to produce a wide range of cultivars. Watsonia has been eclipsed in popularity by Gladiolus and other bulbs, and is now neglected by the nursery industry.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of watsonia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of watsonia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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