Collinsia meaning

kə-lĭn'zē-ə
Any of various North American plants of the genus Collinsia, which includes blue-eyed Mary.
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Any of a genus (Collinsia) of hardy, low-growing plants of the figwort family, with flowers arranged in whorls.
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A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Plantaginaceae — about 25 species of annual flowering plants.
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Origin of collinsia

  • New Latin Collinsia genus name after Zaccheus Collins (1764–1831), American botanist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • New Latin, from Collins + -ia, after American botanist Zacchaeus Collins.
    From Wiktionary