Lopezia

noun
Lo·pe·zia | \lōˈpēzēə\

Definition of Lopezia 

: a genus of Mexican and Central American herbs and subshrubs (family Onagraceae) having alternate leaves and small irregular mostly red racemose flowers

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History and Etymology for Lopezia

New Latin, probably from J. López, 16th century Spanish colonial official + New Latin -ia

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