kolkwitzia

noun
kolk·​witz·​ia | \kōlˈkwitsēə, käl-\

Definition of kolkwitzia 

1 capitalized : a genus of Chinese shrubs of the family Caprifoliaceae having short-stipuled leaves and tubular flowers succeeded by ovoid bristly achenes

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Kolkwitzia especially : beauty bush

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History and Etymology for kolkwitzia

New Latin, from Richard Kolkwitz, born 1873 German biologist + New Latin -ia

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