Monarda meaning

mə-närdə
Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Monarda in the mint family, including horsemint, Oswego tea, and wild bergamot.
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(botany) Any of the genus Monarda of flowering plants, the bergamots or bee balms.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Lamiaceae "” bee balm and other flowering plants native to North America.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Sphingidae "” Monarda onyx, of Mexico.
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Origin of monarda

  • New Latin Monarda genus name after Nicolas Monardes (1493–1588), Spanish botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary