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Related to Hedeoma: Hedeoma pulegioides
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Noun1.Hedeoma - small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal)Hedeoma - small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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
American pennyroyal, Hedeoma pulegioides, pennyroyal - erect hairy branching American herb having purple-blue flowers; yields an essential oil used as an insect repellent and sometimes in folk medicine
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Hedeoma teyucuarensis (Lamiaceae), a new species from Misiones, Argentina
Hedeoma hispida Pursh rough false pennyroyal Helianthus annuus L.
2004) analyzed the insecticidal activity of Hedeoma mandoniana Wedd for controlling T.
Schauer, Linnaea 20: 705 (1847); Hedeoma marifolia (F.
1996) compararam a atividade inseticida dos oleos essenciais de Minthostachys andina (Lamiaceae) e Hedeoma mandoniana (Lamiaceae) e a atividade inseticida foi de 33,3 e 50% de mortalidade, respectivamente, quando os oleos foram aplicados topicamente sobre T.
En Argentina se utiliza el nombre vernaculo "peperina" para designar a distintas especies: Hedeoma multiflora Benth.