lobelia[lō bēl′yə, -bē′lē ə]
lobelia definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Lobelia) of annual or perennial plants of the bellflower family, having white, blue, or red flowers of very irregular shape
Origin: Modern Latin after Lobelius, Latinized name of Matthias de L'Obel (1538-1616), Flemish botanist
lobelia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of numerous plants of the genus Lobelia, having terminal racemes of variously colored flowers with a bilabiate corolla.
Origin: New Latin Lobelia, genus name, after Matthias de Lobel (1538-1616), Flemish botanist and physician.