any of a genus (Abelia) of evergreen or deciduous ornamental shrubs of the honeysuckle family with clusters of fragrant, white, pink, or purple flowers
Origin of abeliaafter C. Abel (1780–1826), British botanist
Any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia, native to Asia and Mexico and having small tubular white, pink, or purple flowers.
Origin of abeliaNew Latin after Clarke Abel (1780-1826), British botanist
From the genus name Abelia