Leonotis

noun
small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa
Syn: ↑genus Leonotis
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈnōd.ə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek leōn lion + ōt-, ous ear — more at lion, ear
: a small genus of tropical herbs or low shrubs (family Labiatae) of southern Africa with whorls of showy very irregular red, yellow, or white flowers — see dagga 2

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  • Leonotis — n. A small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of S Africa. Syn: genus {Leonotis}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leonōtis — (L. Bnth.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Labiatae Stachydeae Balloteae, 14. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten in heißen Ländern; L. leonorus, 3 bis 6 Fuß hoher Strauch, mit großen gelben Blumen, Zierpflanze …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • leonotis — n. m. BOT Plante herbacée des régions tropicales (Fam. labiées) à fleurs blanches, rouges, jaunes. Syn. herbe chandelle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Leonotis — Taxobox name = Leonotis (Lion s Ear) color = lightgreen image width = 100px image caption = Leonotis nepetifolia superregnum: Eukaryota regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae… …   Wikipedia

  • Leonotis —   Leonotis L. leonorus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leonotis — Löwenohren Kleinblättriges Löwenohr (Leonotis nepetifolia) Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leonotis — ID 46041 Symbol Key LEONO Common Name lion s ear Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, TX, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Leonotis — …   Википедия

  • leonotis — le·o·no·tis …   English syllables

  • Leonotis leonurus — Löwenohren Kleinblättriges Löwenohr (Leonotis nepetifolia) Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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