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[ech-uh-vuh-ree-uh] /ˌɛtʃ ə vəˈri ə/

any of numerous succulent plants of the genus Echeveria, native to tropical America and having thick leaves characteristically forming rosettes.
any of various tropical American crassulaceous plants of the genus Echeveria, cultivated for their colourful foliage


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