collomia

noun
col·​lo·​mia | \ kəˈlōmēə \

Definition of collomia

1 capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Polemoniaceae) found in western North America with alternate leaves and terminal clusters of phloxlike flowers
2 plural -s : any plant or flower of the genus Collomia

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History and Etymology for collomia

New Latin, irregular from Greek kolla glue; from the nature of the seed

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“Collomia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collomia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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