genus Lavandula


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Noun1.genus Lavandula - lavendergenus Lavandula - lavender        
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
lavender - any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
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The genus Lavandula contains at least 28 different species (Barrett, 1996).
The genus Lavandula (lavander; Lamiaceae) includes species which flower heads are traditionally used to treat headaches, depression, diabetes, and for their sedative properties (Gamez et al.
With the publication of Lavender: the genus Lavandula, the Harwood Academic Publishers and Taylor & Francis series on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants now covers 29 comprehensive reviews of the most widely used plants of industrial importance.