small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal)
Syn: ↑genus Hedeoma
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑pennyroyal, ↑American pennyroyal, ↑Hedeoma pulegioides

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\\ˌhedēˈōmə, ˌhēd-\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, probably irregular from Greek hēdys sweet + osmē smell; from the fragrant blossoms — more at sweet, odor
1. capitalized : a small genus of American herbs (family Labiatae) having small flowers in axillary clusters and with bilabiate corolla and two stamens — see pennyroyal 2
2. -s : any plant of the genus Hedeoma

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Hedeōma — Hedeōma, 1) H. Pers., Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Labiatae Melissinae; Arten in Nord u. Südamerika, auch Ostindien; 2) H. Lour., gehört zu Lychnis aus der Familie der Caryophylleae Sileneae Lychnideae …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hedeōma — Pers., Gattung der Labiaten, Kräuter, Halbsträucher oder kleine Sträucher mit kleinen, ganzrandigen oder schwach gekerbten Blättern und lockern, wenigblütigen Scheinquirlen kleiner Blüten. 25 amerikanische Arten. H. pulegioides Pers., ein kleines …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hedeoma —   Hedeoma H. nana …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hedeoma — Taxobox name = Hedeoma image width = 240px image caption = Hedeoma nana , Mohave Desert regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Hedeoma genus authority = Pers. subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Hedeoma — ID 38839 Symbol Key HEDEO Common Name false pennyroyal Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • hedeoma — See pennyroyal …   Medical dictionary

  • hedeoma — hede·o·ma …   English syllables

  • Hedeoma — Гедеома — Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers. Гедеома пулегиевая.Сем.: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Губоцветные.По сухим полям в Сев. Америке.Прим. часть: свежее цветущее растение (июль сентябрь).Эссенция: по § 3.Содерж. лекарств. в ва в эссенции: 1/3.Употр. развед.:… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Hedeoma pulegioides — Taxobox name = Hedeoma pulegioides image width = 225px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Hedeoma species = H. pulegioides binomial = Hedeoma pulegioides binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Hedeoma pulegioides — noun erect hairy branching American herb having purple blue flowers; yields an essential oil used as an insect repellent and sometimes in folk medicine • Syn: ↑pennyroyal, ↑American pennyroyal • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

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