Elsholtzia

noun
El·​sholt·​zia | \ elˈshōltsēə \

Definition of Elsholtzia

: a genus of chiefly Asian aromatic herbs (family Labiatae) with blue or purple flowers in one-sided spikes

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History and Etymology for Elsholtzia

New Latin, from Johann S. Elsholtz †1688 German physician and botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Elsholtzia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elsholtzia. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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