jacobinia

noun
jaco·bin·ia | \ ˌjakəˈbinēə , ˌjāk- \

Definition of jacobinia 

1 capitalized : a genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs (family Acanthaceae) having tubular red or orange bilabiate flowers with two stamens

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Jacobinia

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History and Etymology for jacobinia

New Latin, from Jacobina, Brazil + New Latin -ia

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