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cliv·i·a

 (klĭv′ē-ə, klī′vē-ə)
n.
Any of various plants in the genus Clivia, native to southern Africa and widely cultivated as ornamentals for their cluster of reddish-orange or yellow flowers borne on a long stalk.

[After Lady Charlotte Florentia Clive (1787-1866), Duchess of Northumberland, in whose conservatory the first specimen of the genus to flower in England was grown.]

clivia

(ˈklaɪvɪə)
n
(Plants) a plant belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae
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