What is another word for lobelia?

Pronunciation: [lə͡ʊbˈiːli͡ə] (IPA)

Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants known for its vivid blue and purple flowers. This plant has many common names such as Cardinal flower, Indian tobacco, and pukeweed. The most common species, Lobelia inflata, is also called asthma weed, gagroot, and vomitwort due to its traditional use as a treatment for respiratory ailments and as an emetic. Lobelia siphilitica is called the great blue lobelia, while Lobelia erinus is known as trailing lobelia or edging lobelia, which is commonly used in gardening. Some other synonyms for lobelia include wild tobacco, blue cardinal flower, and devil's tobacco. Regardless of the name, lobelia is a fascinating plant with a rich history of medicinal and ornamental uses.

What are the hypernyms for Lobelia?

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What are the hyponyms for Lobelia?

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What are the holonyms for Lobelia?

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Usage examples for Lobelia

The death-camas plants, which are commonly known in the Pacific States as "lobelia," are especially destructive of sheep, but cattle sometimes eat them and are poisoned.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
Among many familiar flowers a species of dwarf lobelia of azure blue and the Alpine forget-me-not, with pale-blue flowers and yellow eyes, were particularly observable, mingled with pansies in a confused variety of mammoth proportions.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Do you imagine nothing's good unless it's written with a lobelia in front of you and all that sort of thing?
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke

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