Verbascum


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verbascum

(vɜːˈbæskəm)
n
(Plants) See mullein
[Latin: mullein]
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Noun1.verbascum - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leavesVerbascum - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant - any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
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This result has, also, been confirmed by other observers in the case of Hippeastrum with its sub-genera, and in the case of some other genera, as Lobelia, Passiflora and Verbascum. Although the plants in these experiments appeared perfectly healthy, and although both the ovules and pollen of the same flower were perfectly good with respect to other species, yet as they were functionally imperfect in their mutual self-action, we must infer that the plants were in an unnatural state.
PLANT OF THE WEEK VERBASCUM PHOENICEUM VIOLETTA THIS is a lovely verbascum for smaller gardens or containers.
Verbascum "Helen Johnson" has coppery-pink blossoms and is best grown in full sunshine in well-drained soil.
Verbascum, primula, Japanese anemones, acanthus, oriental poppies and phlox are all suitable species for this method.
La presencia de pelos glandulares en los cotiledones de Verbascum blattaria (fig.
Perennials to pot Dig up perennials such as phlox, verbascum and oriental poppies and cut off a few of the roots.
In present study, we investigated methanolic extracts of various parts of Verbascum thapsus L.
Take root cuttings from oriental poppies, primula denticulata, eryngium, rhus, verbascum, and phlox paniculata ?
EDITOR'S NOTE You are quite right about common mullein (Verbascum thapsus): It is indeed a noxious weed in Colorado.
n Take cuttings from perennial wallflowers and verbascum hybrids, penstemons and diascias.

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