[glok-sin-ee-uh] /glɒkˈsɪn i ə/

any of several horticultural varieties of a plant belonging to the genus Sinningia, of the gesneria family, especially S. speciosa, having large white, red, or purple bell-shaped flowers.
any plant of the genus Gloxinia, of Central and South America, having bluish, white, or pink flowers.
any of several tropical plants of the genus Sinningia, esp the South American S. speciosa, cultivated for its large white, red, or purple bell-shaped flowers: family Gesneriaceae


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