New Latin Lobeliagenus nameafter Matthias de Lobel (1538–1616), Flemish botanist and physician
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Lobelia Sentence Examples
In Vicia and Lobelia the hairs frequently form a tuft below the stigma.
Some of us planted blue lobelia for the sky.
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia Cardinalis) - The true plant is one of the rarest and one of the prettiest of the genus.
This Lobelia suffers from a kind of rust, which fastens on the main fleshy roots when the plants are at rest, and rots them.
Pratia - P. angulata is a pretty plant for the rock garden, creeping over the soil like the Fruiting Duckweed; the flowers white, and like a dwarf Lobelia, numerous in autumn, giving place to violet-colored berries about the size of Peas.