genus Valeriana


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Noun1.genus Valeriana - genus of widely distributed perennial herbs and some shrubsgenus Valeriana - genus of widely distributed perennial herbs and some shrubs
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Valerianaceae, valerian family, Valerianaceae - genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor
valerian - a plant of the genus Valeriana having lobed or dissected leaves and cymose white or pink flowers
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The genus Valeriana consists of 200 species and belongs to the family of Valerianaceae which is widely distributed throughout the world.
Extracts of the genus Valeriana herbaceous perennial plants, commonly known as valerian, have been recognised for their ability to treat stress and induce relaxation for over 2000 years.