Name: Lobelia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lobelia

  • Meaning:
    Lobelia flower
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (loh BEE lee ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Lobelia)
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Miscellaneous Info for Lobelia

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Lobelia is a genus of flowers, named after botanist Matthias de Lobel. Lobelia was used in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" as the name of a hobbit woman who bravely defended her home against the corrupt wizard Saruman. According to Wikipedia other names for Lobelia are Indian Tobacco, Asthma Weed, Pukeweed and Vomitwort. We'll stick with Lobelia.

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