Trichostema

noun
genus of North American aromatic herbs or subshrubs: blue curls
Syn: ↑genus Trichostema
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family

* * *

\\ˌtrikəˈstēmə, trə̇ˈkästəmə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from trich- + Greek stēma stamen, from stēmōn thread — more at stamen
: a genus of No. American herbs or undershrubs (family Labiatae) having axillary whorls of small blue flowers with four exserted stamens and a deeply lobed ovary — see black sage, blue curls

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Trichostema —   Trichostema …   Wikipedia Español

  • Trichostema — Taxobox name = Trichostema image width = 240px image caption = Trichostema lanatum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Trichostema L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • Trichostema — ID 85256 Symbol Key TRICH9 Common Name bluecurls Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Trichostema L. — Symbol TRICH9 Common Name bluecurls Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • trichostema — trich·o·ste·ma …   English syllables

  • Trichostema lanceolatum — Taxobox name = Trichostema lanceolatum image width = 200px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae subfamilia = Teucrioideae genus = Trichostema species = T. lanceolatum binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Trichostema dichotomum — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Forked Bluecurls image width = 250px image caption = Trichostema dichotomum habit regnum = Plantae familia = Lamiaceae genus = Trichostema binomial = Trichostema dichotomum Trichostema dichotomum (Forked… …   Wikipedia

  • Trichostema lanatum — Taxobox name = Trichostema lanatum image size = 270px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae subfamilia = Teucrioideae genus = Trichostema species = T. lanatum binomial = Trichostema… …   Wikipedia

  • Trichostema lanatum — noun an aromatic plant with wooly leaves found in southern California and Mexico • Syn: ↑black sage, ↑wooly blue curls, ↑California romero • Hypernyms: ↑blue curls • Member Holonyms: ↑Trichostema, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trichostema dichotomum — Blue Blue (bl[=u]), a. [Compar. {Bluer} (bl[=u] [ e]r); superl. {Bluest}.] [OE. bla, blo, blew, blue, livid, black, fr. Icel.bl[=a]r livid; akin to Dan. blaa blue, Sw. bl[*a], D. blauw, OHG. bl[=a]o, G. blau; but influenced in form by F. bleu,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.