Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Lamiaceae — the lavenders.

Etymologies

From New Latin, from Medieval Latin. See lavender (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Small shrub species such as Lavandula dentata, Lycium intricatum, Calicotome villosa, Osyris lanceolata, Jasminum fruticans, and Rhamnus oleoides characterize open woodlands and more degraded shrublands.

    Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • Lavender is still grown in the Fairegarden, several varieties, some names we know, some are just Lavandula ssp like this variety that grows along the wall behind the main house that will be used in the project detailed below.

    How To Make Lavender Wands « Fairegarden

  • On the drier ridges (Monte Blanco), Halimium commutatum and H. halimifolium, rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis, lavender Lavandula stoechas, rockrose Cistus sp. and thymeThymus tomentosa grow with introduced stone pine Pinus pinea and Eucalyptus sp.

    Doñana National Park, Spain

  • The material chosen from which to make the broom, after perusing the garden for likely candidates was the lavender, Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’ that was growing nearby.

    How To Make A Fairy Broom When The Need Arises « Fairegarden

  • ‘Pardon Me’, Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’ and Lavandula ‘Provence’ in the foreground are a nice blend in the old gravel driveway bed of the garage, the harshest of growing conditions.

    Think About Wildflowers « Fairegarden

  • As viewed from the center of the knot garden with the armillary sundail surrounded by Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’ ready to pop open illuminated by the first rays of the day, it is time for the annual rose haircut.

    Veilchenblau Gets a Trim « Fairegarden

  • Lavandula - maybe look into the new mineral makeup that's out there...

    Hello, Princess

  • Evergreen oak woodlands (Quercus ilex, Q. suber), extensive and highly diverse shrublands with a large number of endemic species (i.e. species from the genera Cistus, Lavandula, Genista, Thymus, Erica, etc), and varied semi-natural grasslands, form a complex landscape pattern.

    Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • Evergreen oak woodlands (Quercus ilex, Q. suber), extensive and highly diverse shrublands with a large number of endemic species (i.e. species from the genera Cistus, Lavandula, Genista, Thymus, Erica, etc.), and varied semi-natural grasslands form a complex landscape pattern.

    Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests

  • Lavender oil (Lavandula officinalis/angustifolia): Lavender oil has been used for centuries as a calming or sleep aid (depending on amount employed).

    The Source

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