Lobelia



[loh-beel-yuh] /loʊˈbil yə/

noun
1.
any herbaceous or woody plant of the genus Lobelia, having long clusters of blue, red, yellow, or white flowers.
/ləʊˈbiːlɪə/
noun
1.
any plant of the campanulaceous genus Lobelia, having red, blue, white, or yellow five-lobed flowers with the three lower lobes forming a lip

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