small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States
Syn: ↑genus Collinsonia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌkälə̇nˈsōnēə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Peter Collinson died 1768 English naturalist + New Latin -ia
1. capitalized : a genus of aromatic herbs (family Labiatae) with large ovate leaves and terminal spikes of yellow flowers — see horse balm
2. -s : any plant of the genus Collinsonia

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  • Collinsonia — C. canadensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Collinsonìa — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung nach Peter Collinson (geb. in Westmoreland 1693, Quäker u. Botaniker, st. 1768) benannt, aus der Familie der Labiatae Satureineae Cunileae, zur 2 Kl. 1. Ordn. L. Arten: C. canadensis, gelblichroth, ährenförmig blühend,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Collinsonia —   Collinsonia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Collinsonia — ID 20754 Symbol Key COLLI2 Common Name horsebalm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Collinsonia — Col·lin·so·nia (kol″in soґne ə) [Peter Collinson, 1694–1768] a genus of herbs of the family Labiatae. C. canadenґsis, the stoneroot or richweed, is tonic and diuretic …   Medical dictionary

  • Collinsonia L. — Symbol COLLI2 Common Name horsebalm Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • collinsonia — col·lin·so·nia …   English syllables

  • Collinsonia canadensis — flowers Scientific classification Kingdom: Plant …   Wikipedia

  • Collinsonia canadensis — kanadinė vedegenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Collinsonia canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Collinsonia canadensis angl. northern horse balm; richweed; stoneroot šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Collinsonia canadensis — noun erect perennial strong scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States • Syn: ↑horse balm, ↑horseweed, ↑stoneroot, ↑stone root, ↑richweed, ↑stone root • Hypernyms: ↑herb …   Useful english dictionary

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