incarvillea


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incarvillea

(ˌɪnkɑːˈvɪlɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Incarvillea, native to China, of which some species are grown as garden or greenhouse plants for their large usually carmine-coloured trumpet-shaped flowers, esp I. delavayi: family Bignoniaceae
[named after Pierre d'Incarville (1706–57), French missionary]
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