noun (plural erythroniums or erythronia /-nēə/)
A plant of a genus that includes dogtooth violet.
- Genus Erythronium, family Liliaceae.
- Under the trees are clumps of hellebores, erythroniums, and trilliums.
- To add to your tulips and erythroniums, you may consider Fritillaria meliagris, which is a pink-and-white British native.
- ‘Pagoda’ is one of the most commonly available erythroniums.
Modern Latin, from Greek (saturion) eruthronion 'red-flowered (orchid)'.
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