Stachys


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stachys

(ˈsteɪkɪs)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Stachys, esp S. lanata (lamb's ears) and S. officinalis (betony)
[New Latin, from Greek stachys ear of corn, used as a plant name]
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Noun1.stachys - large genus of usually woolly or hairy herbs or subshrubs or shrubsStachys - large genus of usually woolly or hairy herbs or subshrubs or shrubs; temperate eastern hemisphere; tropical Australasia
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - 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
dead nettle, Stachys sylvatica, hedge nettle - foul-smelling perennial Eurasiatic herb with a green creeping rhizome
hedge nettle, Stachys palustris - perennial herb with an odorless rhizome widespread in moist places in northern hemisphere
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Mediterranean-|LOOKING plants with silvery or hairy foliage - santolina (cotton lavender), verbascum, phlomis (Jerusalem sage) stachys (lamb's ears), ballota, convolvulus and lavender are all hardy.
Stipa tenuissima | |Mediterranean-looking plants with silvery or hairy foliage - santolina (cotton lavender), verbascum, phlomis (Jerusalem sage) stachys (lamb's ears), ballota, convolvulus and lavender are all hardy
Scutellaria Heartleaf Robertson 1929 ovata Hill skullcap Stachys Marsh hedge Robertson 1929 palustris L.
Lamb's ears, Stachys byzantia: As its common name suggests, its downy leaves resemble the ears of a lamb.
What to plant | - Lamb's ears, Stachys byzantia: As its common name suggests, its downy leaves resemble the ears of a lamb.
Anxiolytic effects of Stachys lavandulifolia Vahl on the elevated plus-maze model of anxiety in mice.
Other greys include artemisias, stachys, and gazanias with a felted reverse to their leaves.
Specifically, retinol and vitamin C begin working immediately on contact in the uppermost skin layers to even, clarify and brighten skin tone; triple-action glucosamine, glutathione and soy isoflavones minimize the appearance of future age spots and uneven skin color by inhibiting the melanin formation cascade; and natural Stachys officianalis mediates the appearance of skin redness caused by histamine release that causes future uneven skin tone and complexion.
All are happy in sun or shade, although the pale colour of the flowers lends itself to mixing with the silver emerging leaves of artemisias and lambs' lugs or stachys lanata.
Antioxidant activity of four endemic stachys taxa'.