Share this entry
echeveria Syllabification: ech·e·ve·ri·a
Pronunciation: /ˌeCHəvəˈrēə/

Definition of echeveria in English:


A succulent plant with rosettes of fleshy colorful leaves, native to warm regions of America and popular as houseplants.
  • Genus Echeveria, family Crassulaceae: numerous species and cultivars
Example sentences
  • Echeverias are polycarpic, meaning that they may flower and set seed many times over the course of their lifetimes.
  • This chocolate coloured echeveria lives in a pot on the house decking.


Modern Latin, named after Anastasio Echeveri or Echeverría, 19th-century Mexican botanical illustrator.

Definition of echeveria in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources