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Any of various herbaceous, root-parasitizing plants of the genus Agalinis, native to temperate regions of the Western Hemisphere, having large pink, purple, or white flowers with yellow markings in some species.

[New Latin Gerardia, former genus name, after John Gerard (1545-1612), English botanist.]
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(Plants) any plant of the genus Gerardia
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Noun1.gerardia - any plant of the genus Gerardiagerardia - any plant of the genus Gerardia  
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Gerardia - genus of annual or perennial herbs with showy pink or purple or yellow flowers; plants often assigned to genera Aureolaria or Agalinis
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Stenandrium bracteosum (Britton & Millsp.) Britton in Leonard, Wrightia 2: 77, 1960 [A-R&S, C&C], Bas.: 1920.
For example, one of TCI's endemic plant species, Stenandrium carolinae Leonard & Proctor, and the critically endangered TCI Rock Iguana, Cyclura carinata Harlan, are found in the pineyards (Earle-Mundil 2010; Iverson 1978).