pogostemon definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of gamopetalous flowers associated with the mint household, order Labiatæ, and tribe Satureineæ, types of the subtribe Pogostemoneæ, and described as the four perfect stamens, that are protruding, distant, straight, and small unequal, and by the terminal roundish one-celled anthers, five-toothed calyx, four-cleft corolla with one lobe spreading, while the plants close-crowded in huge verticillasters, in an interrupted increase or panicle.
    • genus of Asiatic bushes or woods whoever leaves give a fragrant oil

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