genus Verbena


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Noun1.genus Verbena - type genus of the Verbenaceae; genus of herbaceous perennials and subshrubs
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Verbenaceae, verbena family, Verbenaceae, vervain family - family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees
verbena, vervain - any of numerous tropical or subtropical American plants of the genus Verbena grown for their showy spikes of variously colored flowers
lantana - a flowering shrub
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On the species of the genus Verbena, and some nearly allied genera.
But very few plants perform all these tasks as well as some members of the genus Verbena.
There is no other recent writing on it suggesting that it was not recognized as a type specimen before, not even by Harold Moldenke, during his revision of the genus Verbena (Moldenke, 1962-4, 9:376).