collinsonia

noun col·lin·so·nia \ˌkälə̇nˈsōnēə\

Definition of collinsonia

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

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Collinsonia

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Origin and Etymology of collinsonia

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


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