from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the tribe Verbeneæ, characterized by a small membranaceous two- to four-toothed calyx, a fourlobed corolla, and a dry indehiscent fruit.
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Lipia (lemon verbena) lippia citriodora: The leaves of this plant, a perrenial growing to 5 feet tall, have a wonderful citrus aroma, and need only to be rubbed to release their delightful fragrance.
When preparing the mole with beef, Oaxacan cooks add fresh pitonia (lippia alba) instead of the hoja santa.
Do not use on St. Augustinegrass, floratam, dichondra, lippia, carpetgrass or bentgrass.