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A large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary.  Synonyms: family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Lamiaceae, mint family.

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"Labiatae" Quotes from Famous Books

... grapes, hang from the forest-trees. In the open glades upon the nandubays,*5* the algarrobos, and the espinillos, hang various Orchidaceae,*6* called by the natives 'flores del aire', covering the trees with their aerial roots, their hanging blossoms, and their foliage of tender green. The Labiatae, Compositae, Daturae, Umbelliferae, Convolvulaceae, and many other species, cover the ground in spring or run up trees and bushes after the fashion of our honeysuckle and ...
— A Vanished Arcadia, • R. B. Cunninghame Graham

Words linked to "Labiatae" :   Lycopus, genus Monarda, genus Dracocephalum, Satureia, Nepeta, Marrubium, Glechoma, Ocimum, genus Acinos, Ballota, genus Origanum, Leonotis, Solenostemon, Scutellaria, genus Physostegia, genus Ocimum, Ajuga, Dracocephalum, Collinsonia, genus Koellia, genus Phlomis, genus Hyssopus, Leonurus, Hedeoma, Lamium, genus Hedeoma, genus Trichostema, Calamintha, Micromeria, Sphacele, genus Satureia, mint, genus Plectranthus, genus Marrubium, Rosmarinus, genus Mentha, genus Pogostemon, genus Leonurus, genus Calamintha, Galeopsis, asterid dicot family, Mentha, Sideritis, Trichostema, genus Majorana, thymus, genus Satureja, genus Prunella, Pogostemon, genus Salvia, Molucella, genus Lepechinia, genus Lycopus, genus Clinopodium, genus Sideritis, genus Teucrium, genus Glechoma, genus Monardella, genus Lavandula, Koellia, Prunella, genus Coleus, Hyssopus, Clinopodium, genus Thymus, genus Molucella, Blephilia, Stachys, genus Collinsonia, Acinos, Conradina, genus Ballota, genus Solenostemon, genus Elsholtzia, genus Leonotis, genus Scutellaria, genus Rosmarinus, genus Blephilia, genus Ajuga, Majorana, Monardella, genus Melissa, Satureja, Teucrium, Polemoniales, genus Lamium, genus Nepeta, genus Micromeria, genus Conradina, Melissa, Perilla, genus Galeopsis, Lavandula, genus Agastache, Lepechinia, Agastache, genus Stachys, order Polemoniales, genus Pycnanthemum, genus Sphacele, genus Perilla, Pycnanthemum

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