collinsonia

noun
col·lin·so·nia | \ ˌkälə̇nˈsōnēə \

Definition of collinsonia 

1 capitalized : a genus of aromatic herbs (family Labiatae) with large ovate leaves and terminal spikes of yellow flowers — see horse balm

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Collinsonia

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History and Etymology for collinsonia

New Latin, from Peter Collinson †1768 English naturalist + New Latin -ia

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