genus Ballota


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Noun1.genus Ballota - perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehoundgenus Ballota - perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound
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
Ballota nigra, black archangel, black horehound, fetid horehound, stinking horehound - ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers