genus of stout Old World herbs having flowers in whorls
Syn: ↑genus Leonurus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑motherwort, ↑Leonurus cardiaca

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\\ˌlēəˈn(y)u̇rəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek leōn lion + New Latin -urus
: a genus of stout Old World herbs (family Labiatae) having cut-lobed leaves, close whorls of axillary flowers and angled nutlets — see motherwort

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  • Leonurus — is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. Leonurus japonicus is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is called yìmǔcǎo () in Chinese.pecies* Leonurus aconitifolius * Leonurus africanus * Leonurus… …   Wikipedia

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  • leonurus — ● leonurus nom masculin (grec leôn, ontos, lion) Nom générique de la cardiaque. ⇒LÉONURE, LÉONURUS, subst. masc. BOT. Synon. sc. de agripaume. Synon. fam. queue de lion. (Dict. XXe s. except. Lar. Lang. fr.). Prononc. et Orth. : [ ], [ ]. Ac.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Leonurus — n. A genus of stout Old World herbs having cut lobed leaves and flowers in whorls. Syn: genus {Leonurus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leonūrus — (L. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Labiatae Stachydeae Lamieae, 14. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: L. marrubiastrum, L. cardiaca (Herzgespann), als eröffnendes, stärkendes, treibendes, zertheilendes Mittel, so wie gegen Herzgespann in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Leonurus —   Leonurus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leonurus — Leonurus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Leonurus L. — Род 222. Пустырник (Сем. Lamiaceae – Губоцветные) 427. Leonurus quinquelobatus Gilib. – Пустырник пятилопастной …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

  • Leonurus — ID 46068 Symbol Key LEONU Common Name motherwort Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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