physostegia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of erect natural herbs associated with the purchase Labiatæ, the mint household, of the tribe Stachydeæ and subtribe Melitteaelig;, and characterized by the broad and five-toothed calyx, long-exserted sufficient corolla-tube, parallel anther-cells, and two-flowered spiked verticillasters.
    • some of different flowers associated with the genus Physostegia having sessile linear to oblong leaves and showy white or rose or lavender flowers

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