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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Origin and Etymology of collomia

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


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