fushia vs fuchsia : Common Errors in English

About fushia vs fuchsia

The flowers known as “fuchsias” are named after German Renaissance botanist Leonhard Fuchs. Although the word is pronounced “FYOO-sha” in English, it should not be misspelled “fushia.”

fuchsia Meaning(s)

  • (n) any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti

fuchsia in News

  • Police Report

    CITY REPORT Wednesday 7:31 a.m. - Christina Walls, no address given, reported at the station that her fuchsia-colored checkbook-style wallet had been stolen. The wallet contained identification and cash.
    on June 6, 2013 Source: Washington Times-Herald

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