genus Lavandula


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Noun1.genus Lavandula - lavendergenus Lavandula - lavender        
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
lavender - any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
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Within the family Labiatae, genus Lavandula is the most common commercially applied and grown for oil production.
The genus Lavandula contains at least 28 different species (Barrett, 1996).