: a genus of often nearly leafless Mexican shrubs (family Scrophulariaceae) having red flowers with a tubular corolla, four stamens, and a nearly globose 2-celled capsule see coral plant sense 2 c

Word History


New Latin, from Alexander Russell †1768 British physician at Aleppo + New Latin -ia

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“Russelia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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