verbena family

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Noun1.verbena family - family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and treesverbena family - family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
genus Verbena - type genus of the Verbenaceae; genus of herbaceous perennials and subshrubs
Avicennia, genus Avicennia - small genus of tropical shrubs or trees
Avicenniaceae, family Avicenniaceae - used in some classifications: coextensive with the genus Avicennia
Aegiceras, genus Aegiceras - a genus of herbs of the family Verbenaceae
genus Tectona, Tectona - small genus of southeastern Asian tropics: teak
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Not part of the true oregano family, Mexican oregano shares the name and similarly pungent flavor, but it is in the verbena family. Even a tiny portion of oregano contains many nutrients.
IF ever there was a plant that represents the early part of the 21st Century gardening in Britain, this 2-metre (6ft) tall, elegant member of the Verbena family must be it.
L: Lantana (pictured), a tender plant of the verbena family, producing long-lasting flowers in many lovely shades, is grown widely in those warm, holiday countries.