Definition of Lobelia. Meaning of Lobelia. Synonyms of Lobelia

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Definition of Lobelia

Lobelia
Lobelia Lo*be"li*a (?; 106), n. [NL. So called from Lobel, botanist to King James I.] (Bot.) A genus of plants, including a great number of species. Lobelia inflata, or Indian tobacco, is an annual plant of North America, whose leaves contain a poisonous white viscid juice, of an acrid taste. It has often been used in medicine as an emetic, expectorant, etc. L. cardinalis is the cardinal flower, remarkable for the deep and vivid red color of its flowers.

Meaning of Lobelia from wikipedia

- Lobelia (/loʊˈbiːliə, lə-/) is a genus of flowering plants comprising 415 species, with a subcosmopolitan distribution primarily in tropical to warm temperate...
- Lobelia cardinalis, the cardinal flower (syn. L. fulgens), is a species of flowering plant in the bellflower family Campanulaceae native to the Americas...
- Lobelia erinus (edging lobelia, garden lobelia or trailing lobelia) is a species of flowering plant in the bellflower family Campanulaceae, native to southern...
- Lobelia inflata, also known as Indian tobacco or puke weed, is a species of Lobelia native to eastern North America, from southeastern Canada (Nova Scotia...
- Lobelia siphilitica, the great blue lobelia or great lobelia, is a plant species within the family Campanulaceae. It is a herbaceous, perennial dicot native...
- Lobelia deckenii (syn. Lobelia keniensis) is a species of giant lobelia of the mountains of East Africa. It grows in moist areas, such as valley bottoms...
- Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants. Lobelia may also refer to: Lobelia, West Virginia Lobelia, a Belgian naval vessel 1066 Lobelia, a minor planet...
- Giant lobelia is a common name for several plants in the genus Lobelia and may refer to: Lobelia aberdarica Lobelia bambuseti Lobelia deckenii Lobelia giberroa...
- The journalist Matthew Dennison, writing for St Martin's Press, calls Lobelia Sackville-Baggins "Tolken's unmistakable nod to Vita Sackville-West," an...
- Lobelia puberula, or downy lobelia, is a perennial herbaceous wildflower in the Bellflower family (Campanulaceae) native to eastern and south central United...
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