Definition of Genus nepeta
1. Noun. Catmint.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Catmint, Catnip, Nepeta Cataria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nepeta
Literary usage of Genus nepeta
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1. The Vines of Northeastern America: Fully Illustrated from Original Sketches by Charles Stedman Newhall (1897)
"(Trum- Fam.) pet-Creeper). Family 21. LABIATE (Mint Fam.) genus nepeta L. (Gill-over- the-Ground). Family 22. ..."
2. Lessons in Elementary Botany for Secondary Schools by Thomas Huston Macbride (1896)
"The Ground Ivy belongs to the genus Nepeta, .and its name is Nepeta glechoma Bentham. Of the remaining species listed, the Skullcaps belong to the genus ..."
3. Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1890)
"... this is a perennial herbaceous plant of the genus (Nepeta cataria), which is very common in the fields and is supposed to have been introduced from ..."
4. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"... scolloped middle segment of the lower lip of the blossom, cannot fail to direct the learner to the genus NEPETA, to which it really seems to belong. ..."