noun Rus·se·lia \ˌrəˈsēlēə, -lyə\

Definition of Russelia

  1. :  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 2 c

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Origin and Etymology of russelia

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

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