from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The bee-balm, Melissa officinalis.
  • n. A plant of the genus
  • n. In Tasmania, a shrub, Cystanthe scoparia (Richea scoparia of Hooker), of the family Epacridaceæ, growing in the form of a very dense bush, one and a half feet high, and bearing small honey-scented flowers which vary in color from white to pink and orange.


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