lemon verbena

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Related to Aloysia citriodora: lemon verbena, Aloysia triphylla

lemon verbena

n.
An aromatic shrub (Aloysia triphylla syn. Lippia citriodora) native to South America, cultivated for its fragrant foliage and flowers.
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lemon verbena

n
(Plants) a tropical American verbenaceous shrub, Lippia citriodora, with slender lemon-scented leaves yielding an oil used in perfumery
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lem′on verbe′na


n.
a South American plant, Aloysia triphylla, having long, slender leaves with a lemonlike fragrance.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Gray) Moldenke de olor Muino 119 Aloysia citriodora Cedron N Palau Aloysia polistachya Te de N (Griseb.) Moldenke burro Muino 216 Vitis vinifera L.
h pj Hc -- Verbenaceae Aloysia citriodora Palau s ms F I Junellia arequipense (Botta) Botta s ms Nf E Junellia minima (Meyen) Moldenke s pj Cm N Verbena hispida Ruiz & Pav.