Collinsia definition

kə-lĭnzē-ə
Any of various North American plants of the genus Collinsia, which includes blue-eyed Mary.
noun
0
0
Any of a genus (Collinsia) of hardy, low-growing plants of the figwort family, with flowers arranged in whorls.
noun
0
0
A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Plantaginaceae — about 25 species of annual flowering plants.
pronoun
0
0
Advertisement

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