nZauschneria(Bot) A genus of flowering plants. Zauschneria Californica is a suffrutescent perennial, with showy red flowers much resembling those of the garden fuchsia.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nzauschneriaA genus of polypetalous plants, of the order Onagrarieæ. It is characterized by flowers with four petals, eight stamens, and a four-celled ovary with numerous ovules, and, distinguishing it from the similar genus Epilobium, by a calyx with the tube suddenly expanding above the ovary into a funnel-shaped limb globose at the base. The only species, Z. Californica, a handsome plant of California, is cultivated under the names of Californian fuchsia and humming-bird's trumpet. It is a low branching shrub with sessile entire or minutely toothed leaves, and bright-crimson flowers which are solitary and sessile in the axils.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., named for M. Zauschner, , a Bohemian botanist