Buddleia meaning

bŭd'lē-ə, bŭd-lē'ə
Any of a genus (Buddleia) of shrubs and trees of the logania family, native to the tropics but commonly grown in temperate regions for their blossoms of purple, yellow, etc.
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A tree or shrub of the genus Buddleja, especially Buddleja davidii, a large ornamental shrub whose lilac flowers attract butterflies.
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Alternative form of Buddleja.
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Origin of buddleia

  • New Latin after Adam Buddle (died 1715), British botanist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Translingual Buddleja, after English naturalist Adam Buddle (died 1715).
    From Wiktionary