Kohleria

noun
Koh·le·ria | \ kōˈlirēə \

Definition of Kohleria 

: a genus of rhizomatous often shrubby tropical American herbs (family Gesneriaceae) that are widely cultivated for their soft velvety foliage and showy often scarlet flowers with four or five stamens and partly inferior ovary

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History and Etymology for Kohleria

New Latin, from Michael Kohler, 19th century Swiss naturalist + New Latin -ia

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