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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Verbenaceae, family Verbenaceae, verbena family, vervain family(noun)

    family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees


  1. Verbenaceae

    Verbenaceae, commonly known as the verbena family or vervain family, is a family of mainly tropical flowering plants. It contains trees, shrubs and herbs notable for heads, spikes, or clusters of small flowers, many of which have an aromatic smell. Recent phylogenetic studies have shown that numerous genera traditionally classified in Verbenaceae belong instead in Lamiaceae. The new narrowly circumscribed Verbenaceae family includes some 35 genera and 1,200 species. The mangrove genus Avicennia, sometimes placed in Verbenaceae or in its own family, Avicenniaceae, has rather confidently been placed in Acanthaceae. Economically important Verbenaceae include: ⁕Lemon Verbena, grown for aroma or flavoring ⁕Verbenas or vervains, some used in herbalism, others grown in gardens

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Verbenaceae

    A plant family of the order Lamiales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. The leaves are opposite or whorled. The flowers are aggregated in spikes, clusters, or racemes.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbenaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbenaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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