Definition of Hamelia
1. Noun. Any of several flowering tropical or subtropical shrubs of the genus Hamelia.
Specialized synonyms: Coloradillo, Hamelia Erecta, Hamelia Patens, Scarlet Bush, Scarlet Hamelia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hamelia
Literary usage of Hamelia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1825)
"hamelia PATENS. SPREADING, SCARLET H AMELIA. Class and Order. ... or hamelia, we have thought it right to retain the latter. DESCR. ..."
2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1911)
"hamelia PATENS Jacq. The hamelia grows in hammocks in the southern two thirds of peninsular Florida and in the hammocks of the Florida Keys, ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"hamelia - Rubiaceae. Named for M. du Hamel, French botanist. Shrubs of tropical America. About 12 species; 1 in US 946. HANC^RSIA, Gomez. Mangaba. ..."