hamelia

noun
ha·​me·​lia | \həˈmēlyə\

Definition of hamelia 

1 capitalized : a genus (family Rubiaceae) of tropical American shrubs having flowers in scorpioid cymes with the corolla distinctly 5-ribbed

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Hamelia

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History and Etymology for hamelia

New Latin, from Henri L. Duhamel-Dumonceau †1782 French agriculturist + New Latin -ia

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