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Encyclopedia > Lamiaceae
Mint family

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genera

Many, see text Download high resolution version (1024x768, 91 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Scientific classification - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Divisions Green algae land plants (embryophytes) non-vascular embryophytes Hepatophyta - liverworts Anthocerophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses vascular plants (tracheophytes) seedless vascular plants Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongue ferns seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms or Magnoliophyta) are one of the major groups of modern plants, comprising those that produce seeds in specialized reproductive organs called flowers, where the ovulary or carpel is enclosed. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Families See text The Order Lamiales is a taxon in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants. ... See genus (mathematics) for the use of the term in mathematics. ...


Ref: Delta  (http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/labiatae.htm) 2002-07-22

Lamiaceae, or the Mint family, is a family of plants in about 180 genera and some 3,500 species. Divisions Green algae land plants (embryophytes) non-vascular embryophytes Hepatophyta - liverworts Anthocerophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses vascular plants (tracheophytes) seedless vascular plants Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongue ferns seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering...


These include many widely used culinary herbs, such as basil, mint, rosemary, sage, marjoram, oregano and thyme. Some are shrubs, but rarely trees or vines. A herb (pronounced urb in American English and hurb in British English) is a plant grown for culinary or medicinal value. ... This article is about basil the plant and herb. ... This article is about the herb. ... Binomial name Rosmarinus officinalis Linnaeus A rosemary bush with many flowers Leaves, the brighter side is the underside, and some have parts of young shoots or old stem attached Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves that are used in cooking. ... This article is about the sage plant; for other uses see Sage (disambiguation) Species Salvia aethiopis L. Salvia amissa Epling Salvia apiana Jepson Salvia argentea L. Salvia arizonica Gray Salvia azurea Michx. ... Binomial nomenclature Origanum majorana Marjoram (Origanum majorana, Lamiaceae) is a cold-sensitive perennial herb or undershrub with sweet pine and citrus flavors. ... Binomial name Origanum vulgare Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is a spicy, Mediterranean, perennial herb, particularly common in Greek and Italian cuisines. ... Species About 350 species, including: Thymus adamovicii Thymus bracteosus Thymus broussonetii Thymus caespititius Thymus camphoratus Thymus capitatus Thymus capitellatus Thymus carnosus Thymus cephalotus Thymus cherlerioides Thymus ciliatus Thymus cilicicus Thymus cimicinus Thymus comosus Thymus comptus Thymus doerfleri Thymus glabrescens Thymus herba-barona Thymus hirsutus Thymus hyemalis Thymus integer Thymus lanuginosus... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth A tree can be defined as a large, perennial, woody plant. ... The term vine was originally a term for the plant on which grapes grew, from the word for wine (Greek oinos), for which grapes were grown. ...


It was originally called Labiatae because the flowers typically have petals fused into an upper lip and a lower lip.


The leaves contain aromatic essential oils and emerge oppositely, each pair at right angles to the previous one (called decussate) or whorled. In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... An essential oil is a water-immiscible material produced by distillation from some plant material. ...


The stems are square in cross section.


The flowers are bilaterally symmetrical with 5 united petals, 5 united sepals. They are usually bisexual and verticillastrate (a flower cluster that looks like a whorl of flowers but actually consists of two crowded clusters). Wildflowers A flower is the reproductive organ of those plants classified as angiosperms (flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... For the petals of chakras, see Petal (chakra). ... Flower of the Primrose Willowherb (Ludwigia octovalvis) showing petals and sepals A sepal is one member or part of the calyx of a flower. ...


Genera


Acanthomintha
Achyrospermum
Acinos
Acrocephalus
Acrotome
Acrymia
Aeollanthus
Agastache
Ajuga
Ajugoides
Alajja
Alvesia
Amethystea
Anisochilus
Anisomeles
Antonina
Asterohyptis
Ballota
Basilicum
Becium
Benguellia
Blephilia
Bostrychanthera
Bovonia
Brazoria
Bystropogon
Calamintha
Capitanopsis
Capitanya
Catoferia
Cedronella
Ceratanthus
Chamaesphacos
Chaunostoma
Chelonopsis
Cleonia
Clinopodium
Colebrookia
Coleus*
Collinsonia
Colquhounia
Comanthosphace
Conradina
Craniotome Species See text Ajuga is a genus with about 40 annuals and perennials from the mint family (Lamiaceae), occurring in the cooler parts of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. ... Antonina is a municipality in the state of Paraná in south of Brazil. ... Brazoria is a city located in Brazoria County, Texas. ... Binomial name Calamintha officinalis Calamint (Calamintha officinalis) is a low_growing plant with a minty smell and lavender flowers. ... Species Coleus amboinicus Coleus barbatus Coleus blumei Coleus forskohlii Coleus pumila Coleus pumilus Ref: ITIS 32469 2002-08-19 Coleus is a genus of perennial (though it is often grown as an annual as it is not hardy and becomes leggy and unattractive with age) plants with colorful variegated leaves...


Cuminia
Cunila
Cyclotrichium
Cymaria
Dauphinea
Dicerandra
Dorystaechas
Dracocephalum
Drepanocaryum
Eichlerago
Elsholtzia
Endostemon
Englerastrum
Eremostachys
Eriope
Eriiophyton
Eriopidion
Eriothymus
Erythrochlamys
Eurysolen
Fuerstia
Galeopsis
Geniosporum
Glechoma
Glechon
Gomphostemma
Gontscharovia
Hanceola
Haplostachys
Haumaniastrum
Hedeoma
Hemiandra
Hemigenia
Hemizygia
Hesperozygis
Heterolamium
Hoehnea
Holocheila
Holostylon
Horminium
Hoslundia
Hymenocrater
Hypenia
Hypogomphia Dracocephalum is a genus of plant. ...


Hyptidendron
Hyptis
Hyssopus
Isodictyophorus
Isodon
Isoleucas
Keiskea
Kinostemon
Kudrjaschevia
Kurzamra
Lagochilus
Lagopsis
Lallemantia
Lamiastrum
Lamiophlomis
Lamium
Lavandula
Leocus
Leonotis
Leonurus
Lepechinia
Leucas
Leucosceptrum
Limniboza
Lophanthus
Loxocalyx
Lycopus
Macbridea
Marmoritis
Marrubium
Marsypianthes
Meehania
Melissa
Melittis
Mentha
Meriandra
Mesona
Metastachydium
Microcorys
Micromeria
Microtoena
Minthostachys
Moluccella
Monarda Species Hyssopus ambiguus (Trautv. ... Species About 50 species, including: Lamium album (White Deadnettle) Lamium amplexicaule (Henbit Deadnettle) Lamium hybridum (Cut-leaf Deadnettle) Lamium maculatum (Spotted Deadnettle) Lamium purpureum (Red Deadnettle) The deadnettles, genus Lamium, are the type genus of the plant family Lamiaceae. ... Species Lavandula angustifolia Lavandula dentata Lavandula lanata Lavandula multifida Lavandula latifolia Lavandula stoechas Lavandula viridis Lavandula X intermedia For the color shade, see Lavender (color) The Lavenders are the genus Lavandula of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae. ... Species About 30, including: Leonotis leonurus Leonotis nepetifolia Leonotis ocymifolia The genus Leonotis (Lions-ear) consists of about 30 species of plants in the family Lamiaceae, all but one native to southern Africa; the one other species (Leonotis nepetifolia) is native to tropical Africa and southern India. ... Lefkada, or Lefkas (Greek: Modern: Λευκάδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -as) is an Greek island in the Ionian Sea, connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge. ... Binomial nomenclature Marrubium vulgare L. Horehound bug, a common pest of horehound Horehound (Marrubium vulgare, Lamiaceae) is a greyish-leaved herb, somewhat resembling mint in appearance; traditionally used in the manufacture of cough remedies. ... See Melissa (disambiguation) for other possible meanings. ... This article is about the herb. ... Mesona is a genus in the Lamiaceae or mint family. ... Species About 16 species, including: Monarda citriodora Monarda clinopodia Monarda didyma Monarda fistulosa Monarda menthifolia Monarda pectinata Monarda punctata Monarda (Bee Balm, Horsemint or Bergamot) is a genus of about 16 species of annual or perennial plants in the Lamiaceae, native to North America. ...


Monardella
Mosla
Neoeplingia
Neohyptis
Nepeta
Neustruevia
Nosema
Notochaete
Ocimum
Octomeron
Ombrocharis
Origanum
Orthosiphon
Otostegia
Panzerina
Paraeremostachys
Paralamium
Paraphlomis
Peltodon
Pentapleura
Perilla
Perovskia
Perrierastrum
Phlomis
Phlomoides
Phyllostegia
Physostegia
Piloblephis
Pitardia
Platostoma
Plectranthus
Pogogyne
Pogostemon
Poliomintha
Prasium
Prostanthera
Prunella
Pseuderemostachys
Puntia
Pycnanthemum
Pycnostachys
Renschia
Rhabdocaulon
Raphidion Species Nepeta camphorata (old: ) Nepeta cataria Nepeta curviflora Nepeta faassenii (old: ) Nepeta grandiflora Nepeta racemosa (old: ) and dozens, if not hundreds, more. ... Binomial name Ocimum basilicum L. Basil (Ocimum basilicum, Lamiaceae) is also known as Albahaca, St. ... Binomial name Origanum vulgare Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is a spicy, Mediterranean, perennial herb, particularly common in Greek and Italian cuisines. ... Binomial name Perilla frutscens Perilla (Perilla frutscens) is a perennial herb that is a member of the mint family, Lamiaceae. ... Species 7, including: Perovskia atriplicifolia (Russian Sage) Perovskia abrotanoides Perovskia is a genus in the lamiaceae or mint family, comprising seven species, including the garden plant commonly known as Russian Sage. ... Phlomis milingensis Herbaceous plants, sub-shrubs or shrubs in the Lamiaceae family, hardy or tender in the UK. Leaves entire, opposite (each leaf pair at right angles to the next) and rugose or reticulate veined. ... Binomial name Pogostemon cablin Patchouli is both a plant and an essential oil derived from the leaves of that plant. ... Species Seven species, including: Prunella grandiflora (Large Self-heal) Prunella laciniata (Cut-leaf Self-heal) Prunella vulgaris (Common Self-heal) The self-heals are a genus of seven species of herbaceous plants in the family Lamiaceae. ...


Rhododon
Rosmarinus
Rostrinucula
Roylea
Rubiteucris
Sabaudia
Saccocalyx
Salvia
Satureja
Schizonepeta
Scutellaria
Sideritis
Siphocranion
Skapanthus
Solenostemon
Stachyopsis
Stachys
Stenogyne
Sulaimania
Suzukia
Symphostemon
Synandra
Syncolostemon
Tetradenia
Teucrium
Thorncroftia
Thuspeinanta
Thymbra
Thymus
Tinnea
Trichostema
Wenchengia
Westringia
Wiedemannia
Wrixonia
Zataria
Zhumeria
Ziziphora Binomial name Rosmarinus officinalis Linnaeus A rosemary bush with many flowers Leaves, the brighter side is the underside, and some have parts of young shoots or old stem attached Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves that are used in cooking. ... This article is about the sage plant; for other uses see Sage (disambiguation) Species Salvia aethiopis L. Salvia amissa Epling Salvia apiana Jepson Salvia argentea L. Salvia arizonica Gray Salvia azurea Michx. ... Species hortensis (summer savory) montana (winter savory) viminea (serpentine savory) Savory is an herb, of the genus Satureja, best known for flavoring beans. ... The only commonly grown species in the genus Solenstemon is Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus) and its numerous cultivars. ... Species About 300 species, including: Stachys affinis Stachys alopecuros Stachys alpina Stachys annua Stachys bullata Stachys byzantina Stachys candida Stachys chrysantha Stachys ciliata Stachys citrina Stachys coccinea Stachys corsica Stachys cretica Stachys discolor Stachys ehrenbergii Stachys germanica Stachys hyssopifolia Stachys iva Stachys lavandulifolia Stachys libanotica Stachys macrantha Stachys macrostachya Stachys... Species About 350 species, including: Thymus adamovicii Thymus bracteosus Thymus broussonetii Thymus caespititius Thymus camphoratus Thymus capitatus Thymus capitellatus Thymus carnosus Thymus cephalotus Thymus cherlerioides Thymus ciliatus Thymus cilicicus Thymus cimicinus Thymus comosus Thymus comptus Thymus doerfleri Thymus glabrescens Thymus herba-barona Thymus hirsutus Thymus hyemalis Thymus integer Thymus lanuginosus...


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The Lamiaceae is global in distribution, with a particularly high concentration occurring in the Mediterranean region.
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The Lamiaceae belongs in Cronquist's Asteridae and is considered to be closely related to the Hydrophyllaceae, Boraginaceae, and Verbenaceae.
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