[ zˌanθəɹˈi͡ə], [ zˌanθəɹˈiə], [ z_ˌa_n_θ_ə_ɹ_ˈiə]
Related words: xanthorroea flowers, xanthorroeas, xanthorroeae
How to use "Xanthorroea" in context?
The name of the specimen, xanthorroea, means "yellow-brown" and appropriately describes the uniform mid-brown color of the shell in life. The discovery of the new species was made during a dredging expedition on the island of Bonaire, part of the Dutch Antilles.
The shell of xanthorroea is basic in shape, with a bluntly umbilicate shape. The aperture is circular and inflated, with a thin rim. The type specimen measures 5.9 cm in diameter and 7.5 cm in height.
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