Species Moraea bellendenii
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Etymology of Moraea:
Linnaeus married Sara Elisabeth Moraea; her father was Dr. Johan Moraeus, the town physician of Falun. The name "Morea" was originally given by Philip Miller after "Robert More of Shropshire", but was taken over by Linnaeus and changed to Moraea.
Etymology of bellendenii:
Named after John Bellenden Ker also known as John Ker Gawler, 19th century botanist and bulb expert.