Meaning of veltheimia

vel•thei•mi•a

Pronunciation: (vel-thē'mē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several bulbous plants of the genus Veltheimia, esp. V. viridifolia, native to southern Africa, having glossy, strap-shaped leaves and a long cluster of tubular pinkish flowers.
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