Meaning of columnea

co•lum•ne•a

Pronunciation: (ku-lum'nē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various vines or shrubs of the genus Columnea, native to tropical America, that have tubular, showy, two-lipped flowers and are often cultivated as houseplants.
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