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Noun: hippeastrum  ,hi-pee'a-strum
  1. Amaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers
    - Hippeastrum puniceum

Derived forms: hippeastrums

Type of: amaryllis

Part of: genus Hippeastrum

Encyclopedia: Hippeastrum