from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of erect herbs of the order Labiatæ, the mint family, belonging to the tribe Stachydeæ and subtribe Melitteaelig;, and characterized by the broad and five-toothed calyx, long-exserted ample corolla-tube, parallel anther-cells, and two-flowered spiked verticillasters.
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- n. any of various plants of the genus Physostegia having sessile linear to oblong leaves and showy white or rose or lavender flowers
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