Leonotis


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Noun1.Leonotis - small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa
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
Cape dagga, dagga, Leonotis leonurus, red dagga, wilde dagga - relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco
Leonotis nepetaefolia, Leonotis nepetifolia, lion's-ear - pantropical herb having whorls of striking lipped flowers; naturalized in United States
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For instance, the Leonotis leonurus (lions head or wild dagga) attracts nectivorous birds (mainly sunbirds), as well as various insects, such as butterflies.
LEONOTIS leonorus is an attractive medium-sized shrub that grows well in gardens here belonging to the same family as mint.
Antidiabetic activities of aqueous leaves extract of Leonotis leonurus in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
Afolayan, "In vitro and in vivo antioxidant activity of aqueous leaves extract of Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.
These packages contain various dried herbs with an appearance similar to that of marijuana (Pedicularis densiflora, Leonotis leonurus, Nynphea or Althaea, to mention a few) ready to be smoked, although these can be found prepared for oral or injected consumption.
Martinez-Vazquez, "Anti-inflammatory activity of some extracts and isolates from Leonotis nepetaefolia on TPA-induced edema," Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society, vol.
Nishtewsar, "Rasa Nirdharana (assessment of taste) of Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.
Afolayan, "Antidiabetic activities of aqueous leaves extract of Leonotis leonurus in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats," Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, vol.
Comparison of the nutritional value and biological activities of the acetone, methanol and water extracts of the leaves of Solanum nigrum and Leonotis leonorus," Food and chemical toxicology, 48: 964-971: (2010)
10 67 Trifolium sp 3 10 2 100 Vicia sp JUGLANDACEAE Juglans neotropica 7 47 Diels * LAMIACEAE Leonotis nepetifolia 8 53 (L.) R.