Definition of naegelia
1 capitalized : a small tropical American genus of rhizomatous perennial herbs (family Gesneriaceae) that are often cultivated for their showy tubular flowers and their velvety foliage
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Naegelia
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Origin and Etymology of naegelia
New Latin, from Karl Wilhelm von Naegeli †1891 German botanist + New Latin -ia
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