Bessera


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Noun1.Bessera - small genus of cormous perennials of MexicoBessera - small genus of cormous perennials of Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
Bessera elegans, coral drops - half-hardy Mexican herb cultivated for its drooping terminal umbels of showy red-and-white flowers
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com or 877/661-2852), recommends the startling red Bessera elegans pictured above, as well as yellow Bletilla ochracea and Uvularia grandiflora.