genus Nepeta

noun
catmint
Syn: ↑Nepeta
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑catmint, ↑catnip, ↑Nepeta cataria

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  • Nepeta cataria — Catnip redirects here. For other uses, see Catnip (disambiguation). Nepeta cataria Catnip Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • nepeta — [nɪ pi:tə] noun a plant of a genus that includes catmint and several kinds with spikes of blue or violet flowers. [Genus Nepeta.] Origin mod. L., from L. nepeta calamint (formerly in this genus) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Nepeta — noun catmint • Syn: ↑genus Nepeta • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nepeta Cataria — Catnip Cat nip , Catmint Cat mint , n. (Bot.) A well know plant of the genus {Nepeta} ({Nepeta Cataria}), somewhat like mint, having a string scent, and sometimes used in medicine. It is so called because cats have a peculiar fondness for it.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nepeta cataria — noun hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats • Syn: ↑catmint, ↑catnip • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nepeta hederaceae — noun trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta • Syn: ↑ground ivy, ↑alehoof, ↑field balm,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nepeta — ID 56083 Symbol Key NEPET Common Name catnip Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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