genus Ballota

noun
perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound
Syn: ↑Ballota
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family

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

  • Ballota hirsuta — Taxobox name = Ballota hirsuta image width = 200px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Ballota species = B. hirsuta binomial = Ballota hirsuta binomial authority = Ballota… …   Wikipedia

  • Ballota — noun perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound • Syn: ↑genus Ballota • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ballota nigra — noun ill smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers • Syn: ↑black horehound, ↑black archangel, ↑fetid horehound, ↑stinking horehound • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ballota — ID 9389 Symbol Key BALLO Common Name horehound Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, IA, IL, MA, MD, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, WA, WI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ballota nigra — ID 9390 Symbol Key BANI Common Name black horehound Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, IA, IL, MA, MD, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, WA, WI Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ballota nigra var. alba — ID 9391 Symbol Key BANIA Common Name black horehound Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, OH Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ballota nigra var. foetida — ID 9392 Symbol Key BANIF2 Common Name black horehound Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ballota nigra var. nigra — ID 9395 Symbol Key BANIN Common Name black horehound Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, IA, IL, MA, MD, NE, NJ, NY, OR, PA, WI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ballota nigra — Horehound Hore hound , n. [OE. horehune, AS. h[=a]rhune; h[=a]r hoar, gray + hune horehound; cf. L. cunila a species of organum, Gr. ?, Skr. kn?y to smell.] (Bot.) 1. A plant of the genus {Marrubium} ({Marrubium vulgare}), which has a bitter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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